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Force Update - Burglaries


We are investigating a potential burglary series and sharing crime reduction recommendations after six reports in the North Kesteven area.

The incidents happened over the weekend of 17 to 20 November. Burglaries were reported in Carlton Le Moorland (three incidents), Metheringham, Dunson and Bassingham. These were all residential village locations.    

The offender/s got into the homes, or attempted to break in, by smashing or forcing a window, or attacking a rear UPVC door.

Cash and jewellery were targeted.

We are engaging with residents ahead of the Christmas period and encouraging communities to look out for their neighbours homes, especially if they are away during the festive season.  

We are also reminding people of the potential pitfalls of advertising goods for sale on social media especially expensive items such as jewellery or watches. Even without your address in the post, criminals may be able to piece together information about where you live.  

Here, you can find a wealth of information on protecting your home: https://www.lincs.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/

This includes information on window and door security, a checklist for leaving your home secure, property marking and other home security tips.

Incidents 430 of 17 November, 157 of 20 November and 340 of 20 November were reported in Carlton Le Moorland.

Incident 308 of 19 November was reported in Dunston.

Incident 130 of 19 November was reported in Metheringham

Incident 127 of 21 November was reported in Bassingham.

 


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Maisie McMahon
(Lincolnshire OPCC, Safer Together Team, Lincolnshire)

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