Van stolen in Lincoln and crashed in nearby village

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Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a white Ford transit van was stolen in Lincoln and crashed in a nearby village.

Officers received a report on February 13 that, at around 1.30am on Newark Road in Lincoln, the owner of the vehicle stopped to ask for directions.

It was then that the van was reportedly stolen, however officers say it is unclear how it was taken.

The van was later found crashed on Eagle Road in Whisby.

Anyone with any information, or anyone who may have seen the van, is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident 21 of February 13.

Alternatively, people can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.