North Yorkshire Police are asking people to be vigilant following a spate of robberies at sports clubs around York.
On Saturday 3 November a wallet was stolen from the changing rooms at Poppleton Community Centre.
On Wednesday 8 November a man was found inside the changing rooms at York Sports Club looking for items to steal.
During April and May a further eight similar reports were received with wallets, phones, cash and bank cards targeted.
A suspect has been arrested and released under investigation for those offences and officers are now working to establish if the burglaries are linked.
Quote Message: We would urge sports clubs in the York area to be extra vigilant and pass this message onto their members and to visiting teams so that appropriate security and crime prevention measures can be implemented. from DC Tom Copeland North Yorkshire Police