Metal thieves target gardens in Sleaford area

Lincolnshire Police
Lincolnshire Police

Police have received reports of a number of metal items stolen from outside properties in villages around Sleaford.

Sleaford police said: “We have had a series of shed burglaries in the rural area at farms and small holdings, please ensure items of value are locked away.”

This included a series of thefts from allotment and garden sheds in Digby, the theft of a lawnmower from Howell and an attempted burglary at Kirkby Green.

Police say three galvanised watering cans and one Dolly tub were stolen from the rear yard of a property on High Street, Metheringham,

The incident happened some time between 10pm on Friday (April 29) and 7am the next morning.

If you have any information contact 101 and quote incident 93 of 30/04/2016.

Another watering can and a metal planter were reported stolen from a garden on Fen Lane, Dunston overnight Friday/Saturday.

If you have any information contact 101 and quote incident 125 of 30/04/2016.

A washing machine which was awaiting repair has been stolen from the side of a property on Newark Road, Bassingham between 8am and 2pm on Wednesday April 27.

Any information call 101 and quote occurrence 16000098991