Local men bailed as car is stolen and dumped on Mablethorpe beach

The car was recovered from Mablethorpe beach on Saturday morning.
The car was recovered from Mablethorpe beach on Saturday morning.

TWO men have been arrested and released on bail after a car was stolen from Mablethorpe and attempts were made to set it alight on the beach.

The Ford Focus was stolen from the High Street around 4.30am on Saturday, and police were alerted around 8am that it had been left on the beach.

The local men, aged 19 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of the theft of a motor vehicle and bailed until May 11 pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the car in the early hours of Saturday to call them on 101 quoting incidents 62 and 80 of February 18.