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Car set on fire after Lincoln burglary

A car stolen in a Lincoln burglary was later found burnt out.

Some time between midnight and 6am on Sunday, April 20, burglars entered a house on Scampton Avenue in Lincoln via a back door and took car keys from the kitchen.

They also stole a handbag, a rucksack and some cans of lager.

The car keys were used to steal a white Ford Fiesta parked in a lay-by at the front of the house.

The car was later discovered burnt out on land behind Westwick Gardens at approximately 6.40am on Easter Sunday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 77 of April 20, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.