August 4, 2014 11.49 am This story is over 88 months old

Four burglaries in Lincoln over the weekend

Help Yourself campaign: Four burglaries have been reported in Lincoln over the weekend, where electronics, clothes and house keys were taken.

Four burglaries have been reported in Lincoln over the weekend of Friday, August 1, to Sunday, August 3.

Two of the incidents were due to insecurity, while in two cases, entry was forced into the premises.

Lincolnshire Police are running an ongoing Help Yourself campaign to highlight the issue of insecurity burglaries, where access is gained through unlocked doors and windows.

In the first week of the campaign, six burglaries were reported in the first few days, with no reports from Tuesday to Friday, August 1.

The latest four incidents over the weekend happened on Goldsmith Walk, two on John Street via forced entry, and one on Bank Street.

Electronics, clothing and house keys were taken in the incidents, while in two cases it is unclear if anything was stolen.

The incidents are:

  • Goldsmith Walk – Insecurity
    Believed to have happened sometime between July 30 and August 1. Access to the property gained via an insecure ground floor window. Nothing is believed to have been taken. Incident 469 of 01/08/2014
  • John Street – Forced entry
    Sometime between 3.30om and 5.30pm on August 2 offenders are believed to have forced entry to the property via a rear door. Not clear what was stolen in the incident. Incident 392 of 02/08/2014
  • John Street – Forced entry
    Also reported to Lincolnshire Police on the same day as the above incident. Forced entry via front door and clothing and electrical equipment taken, including a television and Kindle. Incident 560 of 02/08/2014
  • Bank Street – Insecurity
    Between 5pm and 7pm on Sunday 3rd of August offenders are believed to have accessed the property via an insecure rear door. The occupant was at home during this time. A set of house keys are believed to have been taken. Incident 491 of 03/08/2014

Anyone with information on the burglaries above, or who saw anything suspicious in the area around the time of the incidents, is asked to call Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting the respective incident reference numbers.

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