Three burglaries were reported in Lincoln between August 17 and August 21, with thieves entering homes through insecure windows in all cases.
Laptops, cash, a mountain bike and a mobile phone were amongst the items stolen.
The incidents were:
- Boundary Street, Lincoln – Insecurity
It is believed that offenders gained access to the property on August 17 via either an insecure rear ground floor door or a first floor bathroom window. A number of items were left at the back of the property, thought to have been stored there for later collection. Nothing was stolen as occupants returned home. Incident 411 of 17/08/2014
- Cecil Street, Lincoln – Insecurity
Sometime between 8am and 3.30pm on Wednesday August 20 an offender or offenders is believed to have accessed the house via an insecure rear window. Clothing, cash, a mountain bike, a laptop and charger lead were all taken. Incident 471 of 20/08/2014
- Sandra Crescent, Washingborough – Insecurity
Sometime between 4.30pm on August 19 and 3pm on August 20 an offender or offenders has gained access to the property via an insecure window. A laptop and mobile phone were taken. Incident 270 of 20/08/2014
The result comes from the force’s current Help Yourself campaign in Lincoln, which highlights to residents the importance of securing their homes from potential thieves to help lower the recent spike in burglaries.