Gainsborough: Warning over opportunistic car criminals

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Police are reminding motorists and motor vehicle owners across Lincolnshire to remember to remove belongings from vehicles or keep them out of sight before leaving them unattended.

Over the last few days reports have come in to Lincolnshire Police that vehicles have been targeted in Lincoln.

The latest was reported to have occurred overnight on Saturday 9th May into Sunday 10th May when the back window on a Citroen C4 was smashed and a laptop and bag taken from inside.

Officers are urging drivers to remain vigilant at all times and remove or keep out of sight any items or belongings from vehicles before leaving them unattended.

Opportunistic criminals will seize an opportunity to take items from a vehicle – please don’t give them the chance.

If you have any information about vehicle crime in the county call te non-emergency number for Lincolnshire Police.