Police appeal for information after copper cable theft in Hainton

Police are appealing for witnesses after the theft of copper from overhead electrical cables in the village of Hainton on the A157 near Market Rasen.

The cables were left hanging over the road after the offenders struck between 1am and 2am last night, and residents could now be without power for the next two days.

Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police on 0300 1110300 quoting incident number 130 of May 5 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.