Police warning after thieves steal expensive gadgets from unlocked vehicles in Lincoln

Lincolnshire Police have reminded residents to lock their vehicles and leave expensive items out of sight following several thefts in uphill Lincoln.

The most recent theft occurred in the early hours of February 28, when a JVC camera was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Williamson Street, off Newport.

A week earlier on February 20, thieves stole a gym bag containing clothes, trainers and a watch from Tetney Close on the Ermine West estate.

As with the other theft, the vehicle was not locked.

A final theft took place on February 12, when an iPad was taken from another unlocked vehicle, this time on Burton Road close to the shops.

Jon Elvin, PCSO for Lincoln North, said: “Please remember to lock your vehicles and do not leave items in sight in your vehicle.

“If at all possible don’t leave high value items in your vehicle when left unattended.

“If you see anything suspicious please ring 101 or 999 if in a emergency.”

Anyone with information on the thefts should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101, quoting the following incident numbers:

  • Williamson Street – incident 146 of February 28
  • Tetney Close – incident 125 of February 20
  • Burton Road – incident 285 of February 12