Police urge residents to be vigilant after spate of Ermine burglaries

Lincolnshire Police have asked people living in the north of the city to keep valuables locked away following a string of burglaries over the last week.

All the incidents have taken place on the Ermine West and East estates between September 18 and 24.

The first burglary occurred on Deansleigh on September 18, with two more committed on September 20 and 21 at Cornwall House on Laughton Way and Blankney Crescent.

Four incidents were reported to the force on September 22, at addresses on Ingleby Crescent, Pietermaritz Street and two on Welton Gardens.

Further burglaries took place on Sudbrooke Drive the following day and on Waddingworth Grove on September 24.

John Elvin, PCSO for Lincoln North, said: “Various items have been taken from these burglaries and we advise people not to leave anything on view in windows and to make sure that doors are locked.

“If you see anything suspicious please dial 999 or if you know any information regarding these burglaries please ring 101 with the incident number mentioned.”

The incident numbers for each of the burglaries are as follows:

  • Deansleigh – incident 84 of September 18
  • Laughton Way – incident 235 of September 20
  • Blankney Crescent – incident 303 of September 21
  • Welton Gardens – incidents 340 and 386 of September 22
  • Ingleby Crescent – incident 354 of September 22
  • Pietermaritz Street – incident 290 of September 22
  • Sudbrooke Drive – incident 493 of September 23
  • Waddingworth Grove – incident 77 of September 24