July 6, 2011 9.44 am This story is over 132 months old

Info wanted on city sneak-in burglary

Sneaky: Police are looking for info on a sneak-in burglary that happened earlier this week.

Lincolnshire Police are looking for information regarding a sneak-in burglary in Lincoln.

The incident happened on Astwick Road at around 8.30pm on July 4. The offender got into the house through an unlocked door while the occupant was in.

He stole a handbag and a mobile phone.

The offender is believed to be white, slim, mid 20s with short dark hair. He was also wearing a dark jacket.

Anyone with information should contact the police on 0300 111 0300 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The incident comes after the Lincolnshire Police warned that warmer weather entices sneak-in theives due to residents opening doors and windows, then leaving them unattended.

Make sure if you move outside or into another room, you lock any doors or close windows that are out of sight.

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