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For those of you with nothing better to do, it's more news from Rotherham!

Cars Converted Into Bonfires By Enthusiastic Youths.
Officers are appealing for information following an incident in the Rotherham area in which three vehicles have been damaged by fire whilst parked on the owner's driveway overnight.

Fire Service and Police attended the address on Moorgate Road, Rotherham shortly before 0100 hrs Tuesday 12 December where a Renault Megane and a VW Toureg were both destroyed by fire which had also spead to a nearby BMW causing considerable damage to that car too.

Witnesses reported a group of Asian youths, wearing dark clothing, running away from the scene, however despite an area search utilising Police dogs and the Force helicopter, they were not traced.

Rotherham Was Just As Bad Forty Years Ago.
Detectives investigating South Yorkshire's oldest murder case are hoping developments in the world of science will lead them to the killer.

Schoolgirl Anne Dunwell was just 13 when she was sexually assaulted and murdered and her naked body left at the foot of a manure heap near Maltby, Rotherham, in May 1964.

Now officers working on the case are hoping the latest advances in DNA techniques will help identify the offender.

Police, who recovered DNA from the original exhibits, have discovered that it contains some unusual features. And it is now possible to identify families on the national DNA database who have this uncommon aspect to their make-up.

The technique is similar to familial DNA, which was successfully used by South Yorkshire Police earlier this year to trace the Dearne Valley shoe rapist.

You're Not Even Safe In The Middle Of The Town Centre
Officers are appealing for information following an incident in Rotherham Town Centre in which a 45 year old local man was assaulted in what appears to be an unprovoked attack by a group of around 3 to 4 males.
The incident happened at 2005 hrs on Saturday 25 November 2006, on Wellgate as the victim was standing looking in a shop window. He was pulled to the ground and kicked by the offenders who then ran away to the direction of High Street

Twockers Will Nick Anything In Rotherham
A dumper truck belonging to RMBC has been stolen from a side road leading to Mowbray Street, off Fitzwilliam Road, Eastwood overnight 1 to 2 December.

Workmen left the mustard yellow coloured Benford Dumper Truck parked secure behind temporary fencing and wedged in my a larger truck at around 1500 hrs Friday 1 December but on returning to the site around 0900 hrs the folowing day discovered a fencing panel removed and the larger truck appeared to have been moved slightly but the smaller truck missing.

Foreign Johnny Given Traditional Yorkshire Welcome
POLICE are appealing for information after an Eastern European man was subjected to a vicious assault in a Mexborough bus shelter.
Witold Pawlowski, 29, was attacked as he stood with two friends eating a pizza from the 'Best Kebab' takeaway in the bus shelter on Bank Street, opposite the Montagu Arms pub.
A man approached Mr Pawlowski and started talking to him, but Mr Pawlowski could not fully understand him as English is not his first language.
The suspect then walked off but returned about ten minutes later and knocked the pizza box out of his hand and punched him in the face before fleeing the scene.
The single blow left Mr Pawlowski, of Wath Road, with two black eyes and a broken jaw.
Police describe the alleged offender as white, aged 17–18, about 5ft 4ins tall with a slim build and short dark hair. He was wearing a grey jumper.

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