Police investigate burglary near Alford


Police are investigating a commercial burglary at Ulceby Cross Service Station, near Alford.

The alarm was activated shortly before 1am on Saturday January 4 after the offenders broke into building through a window and stole cigarettes, before making off in a vehicle.

Officers attended the scene, supported by a police helicopter, and a Vauxhall Corsa was later stopped in Market Rasen following the deployment of a stinger device.

A 22-year-old man from South Yorkshire was arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released on bail. Police believe there may have been other people involved in the burglary, are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with information should contact DC Emily Wooll-Rivers at Skegness by dialling 101, and quote incident number 19 of January 4.
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