Money stolen and damage caused to Lincoln charity shop

A charity shop in Lincoln city centre has been broken into overnight and had quantities of cash stolen.

The incident happened between November 20 and 21 at the St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice charity shop on High Street.

Offender(s) accessed the charity shop through the roof and then proceeded to do an untidy search of the premises.

According to the charity, the offender(s) took a day’s takings and the till float, and have also done “hundreds of pounds” of damage.

The shop will remain closed until 2pm on November 21.

In a statement, the St Barnabas said: “Apologies as our Lincoln High Street shop is currently closed after a break in.

Thieves gained access through the roof and stole a day’s takings and the till float, and caused hundreds of pounds of damage. We should be reopening this afternoon after about 2.00pm. Words really do fail us.”

Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 75 of 21/11/2014.