Air rifles and pistols stolen in Lincoln sports club break-in

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information after thieves broke into a North Hykeham sports and social club, making off with 16 air weapons.

Lincoln Moorlands and Railway Sports and Social Club, Newark Road was broken into between 9pm on Monday, January 25 and 7.25pm on Tuesday, January 26.

Considerable damage was caused when the offenders smashed through the wall of the shooting range which is in the grounds of the club.

Some 12 air rifles and four air pistol were stolen.

They also damaged and entered a portable cabin owned by the football club.

Anyone with any information about the burglaries or the current whereabouts of the air weapons should call the 101 non-emergency number.

Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 394 of January 26.