Weekend crime spree in Ludborough

Lincolnshire Police
Lincolnshire Police

Police are pleading for vigilance in Ludborough, after the village fell victim to a crime spree over the weekend.

The first recorded thefts took place between 5pm on Friday January 31 and 10am on Saturday February 1.

Between these times, diesel fuel was stolen from a lorry belonging to the Louth Potato Company on Livesey Road (incident number 147 of February 1).

Also overnight on Friday January 31, a horsebox was stolen from another nearby business in Ludborough. The horsebox was later found and recovered from nearby. Several outbuildings at the property were also broken into and various items were stolen, including a Kawasaki quad bike, two Stihl chainsaws, a Stihl hedgecutter, and a Karcher pressure washer (incident 89 of February 1).

The following night, on Saturday February 1, a garage and other outbuildings were broken into at a property on Livesey Road in the village. It is not known at this time what, if anything, has been stolen (incident 164 of February 2).

PCSO Sally Readsaid: “Please be extra vigilant in the area, and ensure that all outbuildings and sheds are locked and secure.

“If you have any information about any of the incidents, please contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 and quote the relevant incident number.”