Theft from car and shed in Lincoln Birchwood overnight

Police are investigating after a car and a shed less than a mile apart were broken into in the Birchwood area of Lincoln last night.

The first incident occurred in the Orchard Close area between 9pm on Wednesday, October 1 and Thursday, October 2.

The offenders approached a black Vauxhall Corsa that was parked on the street and smashed the front passenger window.

The offenders also attempted to smash the windscreen with a stone.

Once they gained entry they proceeded to steal a brown shoulder bag and its contents. They then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The second incident occurred in the Leconfield Close area between just past midnight on Thursday, October 2 and 7am the same morning.

Unknown offenders have gained entry to a rear garden by accessing it from Pershore Way.

The lock to the wooden shed in the garden was prized off and a Scott USA Reflex 20 mountain bike was stolen.

The bike is described as a distinctive dark green with white forks.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents should contact Lincolnshire Police 101, quoting incident number 61 for the theft from car and 70 for the bike theft, of 02/10/104.