Gainsborough: Burglar sneaked in through an open window while resident was at home

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Lincs Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a sneak-in burglary in Gainsborough.

It is believed that sometime between 4am and 9.30am on Wednesday, August 12, an offender entered the property on Garfield Street via an insecure window while the occupier was at home.

From inside they stole a quantity of cash, two mobile phones, a packet of tobacco, and two scratch cards.

They also took a packet of animal steroid tablets.

Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything or anyone suspicious in the area at the time, or anyone who has any information that might be relevant to the enquiry.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lincs Police on 101 quoting incident 366 of August 12.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.