April 13, 2020 11.44 am This story is over 48 months old

Burglar chased through Lincoln streets and found with handgun

He was found with a stolen weapon

Police tracked a burglary suspect across the streets of Lincoln over Easter weekend, before he was found clutching a stolen firearm.

The Lincolnshire Police dog section was called to the burglary incident in the early hours of Saturday, April 11 in Lincoln city centre.

They posted on social media that the suspect was located along with a handgun-type weapon stolen in the burglary.

The team were assisted by local officers and the force’s drone unit.

Footage posted on social media showed the moment of capture.