January 28, 2014 11.53 am This story is over 94 months old

Burglary warning issued to Lincoln students

Flat burglary: Students are being reminded to lock unattended windows after a burglary at a block of student flats.

Lincolnshire Police are reminding students to keep windows locked at night after a burglary at a flat in Lincoln.

This incident happened at some student flats on Bank Street, Lincoln, between 6pm and 10pm on January 27.

The offender got into the flat through an open window, stealing a laptop.

Students are being urged to keep windows shut and locked at night and when they are not in their rooms.

Officers also recommend not positioning desks with laptops on in ground floor windows, as criminals can easily reach in to steal them.

To give information on this or any other burglary crime in Lincolnshire, call police on 101.

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