January 5, 2018 4.11 pm This story is over 44 months old

Armed police deployed after firearms stolen from Wragby home

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.

Armed police were called to an aggravated burglary in Wragby in the early hours of this morning.

Three men dressed completely in black, broke into a house of a man in his 60s and a woman in her 50s on Horncastle Road at around 1am on Friday, January 5.

Both sustained minor injuries and have been treated at Lincoln County Hospital.

Several firearms were stolen from a gun cabinet and cash. The suspects also made off in the occupants’ Mitsubishi Shogun which was later found to have been abandoned.

Detective Inspector Sarah Constantine of Lincolnshire Police said: “We responded to this incident by deploying armed officers and we also carried out extensive searches of the local area.

“We did not locate the suspects but did find the vehicle they used to escape from the scene. We are now working tirelessly to find those responsible.

“We have been visiting people in the local area today ask them to be vigilant and to build up information about what happened here.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 15 of January 5.

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