Chapel St Leonards

Police are looking for this man after a woman was sexually assaulted at a pub in Chapel St Leonards.

A man was reported to have gone into a busy pub, and touched a woman’s bottom. It happened in Trunch Lane, on the evening of August 14.

The man is described as white, early 20s, 6 foot tall with short light coloured hair

Anyone who recognises the man in the picture should contact police in one of the following ways:

  • Call 101 with incident number 472 of August 14.
  • Email [email protected] with the incident number in the subject line.
  • Call independent charity CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Three suspects have been released on bail after masked men allegedly brandished weapons and threatened staff during a robbery at a Spar shop in Chapel St Leonards.

Lincolnshire Police were called to the shop on Sea Road at 5.50pm on Tuesday, August 17.

The men had fled the scene with a quantity of cigarettes and cash from a till before officers arrived.

Fortunately, no one was injured.

Three men, aged 38, 41, and 45, were arrested in the local area shortly after the incident.

They have now been released while investigations continue.

More patrols will be taking place in the local area, Lincolnshire Police said.

“We would like to thank the public for their support following this incident, and ask that any witnesses contact us on 101, quoting incident 297 of August 17,” they added in a statement.

DS Mike Wilding previously said: “We are yet to locate the stolen items and our investigations are ongoing.

“We believe the men were carrying weapons and made threats to staff in the shop. We are still trying to establish what these weapons were. No one was injured.

“We would ask people not to speculate on social media as proceedings are active.”

Anyone with information or any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are being urged to contact the force on 101 quoting incident 297 of August 17.

Police have arrested three people after masked men carrying weapons allegedly threatened staff and robbed a Spar store in Chapel St Leonards on Tuesday night.

Lincolnshire Police were called to the store on Sea Road at 5.50pm on Tuesday, August 17. The men had fled the scene with a quantity of cigarettes and cash from a till before officers arrived.

Three men, aged 38, 41 and 45, were located and arrested in the local area shortly after the incident. They remain in custody and will be questioned in due course, police said.

Fortunately, nobody was injured in the incident.

More patrols will be taking place in the area on Wednesday, August 18.

DS Mike Wilding said: “We are yet to locate the stolen items and our investigations are ongoing.

“We believe the men were carrying weapons and made threats to staff in the shop. We are still trying to establish what these weapons were. No one was injured.

“We would ask people not to speculate on social media as proceedings are active.

“We will be in the area today (Wednesday) continuing with our investigation and more patrols will be taking place of the local area.”

Anyone with information or any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are being urged to contact the force on 101 quoting incident 297 of August 17.

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