Car stolen and set on fire in South Somercotes


Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen and set alight in South Somercotes.

The thieves broke in to a garage at the property on Fen Houses overnight between Thursday and Friday (March 20-21), and stole a Mitsubishi L200 pickup.

The thieves then attempted to take it across a nearby field but the vehicle ended up in a ditch, at which point they set fire to it. The vehicle was totally destroyed.

A Stihl chainsaw was stolen at the same time.

Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police by dialling 101 and quoting incident number 38 of March 21. You can also report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.