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Police warn shoppers over OAP purse theft

Horncastle Police have urged shoppers to be ‘on their guard’ after a pensioner had a purse stolen in a town supermarket last week.

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Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, with Lincolnshire's Chief Constable Neil Rhodes.

Minister for Policing visits Lincolnshire Police HQ

The Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, has visited Lincolnshire Police as part of an operation he has called ‘Operation Cops’ which involves him visiting forces to meet frontline staff and hear first-hand about the issues affecting them and the work they do in the community.

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Telephone scam alert.

Crime prevention advice scam warning issued by police

Lincolnshire Police are warning of the latest email scam which attempts to fool people into thinking the malicious attachment is actually crime prevention advice from the Metropolitan Police.

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National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery operator Camelot has this morning revealed they are aware of “suspicious activity” which has been detected on a number of players’ online accounts.

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Make sure it’s the criminals that are left short changed this festive period

Make sure it’s the criminals that are left short changed this festive period

Police will be supporting the Action Fraud national awareness campaign to help prevent people from becoming victims of online shopping fraud as well as other types of fraud which people fall victim to during the seasonal period.

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Appeal after quadbike stolen from Old Bolingbroke barn

Police are appealing for witnesses to a quad bike theft in Old Bolingbroke earlier this month (November).

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UPDATE: Car stolen in Covenham burglary

Update: Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that the stolen car has now been located, and thank all those who shared their appeal.

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Have your say: Lincolnshire police and crime commissioner launches spending consultation

Lincolnshire’s police and crime commissioner, Marc Jones, has launched a consultation to ask residents their views on a series of policing issues.

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Police investigate thefts in villages around Horncastle and Wragby

Police investigate thefts in villages around Horncastle and Wragby

Police are investigating a number of thefts from villages near Horncastle.

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Purse stolen in Horncastle supermarket

Horncastle Police have warned shoppers to be on their guard after the theft of a purse yesterday (Monday) in a town supermarket.

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Brookenby man’s court case discontinued

The trial of a Brookenby man accused of sending an indecent, obscene or menacing message on social media has been discontinued.

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Charity shop targeted by thieves in “senseless crime”

Charity shop targeted by thieves in “senseless crime”

St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice is appealing for witnesses to come forward after one of its charity shops was broken into.

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Disabled Louth man ‘cheated’ women out of more than £1,000

Disabled Louth man ‘cheated’ women out of more than £1,000

A 54-year-old disabled Louth man cheated two women out of more than £1,000 by pretending to be his own son, a court has heard.

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Three men charged with hare coursing in South Cockerington

Three men have been charged with hare coursing offences in South Cockerington earlier this autumn.

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Lincolnshire Police force sees decrease in complaints against itself

Complaints and appeals about Lincolnshire Police have decreased significantly in the last 12 months, according to an independent watchdog.

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Former treasurer avoids prison after stealing thousands of pounds from Horncastle Hockey Club

A hockey club treasurer who stole thousands of pounds from the organisation has been told he has narrowly escaped an immediate jail sentence.

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Police appeal after burglary in Wragby

PCSO Nigel Wass is appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Louth Road, Wragby, which was discovered yesterday (Sunday November 13).

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Emergency services condemn major hoax call in Alford

Police, fire engines and ambulances rushed to the scene of a reported gas leak and fire at a school in Alford on Saturday - only to discover that it was a hoax call.

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UPDATE: Man, 54, charged after allegedly abusing poppy-selling veterans in Mablethorpe

A 54-year-old man has been charged with being ‘drunk and disorderly’ after allegedly abusing veterans selling poppies at the Co-op in Mablethorpe on Friday.

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VIDEO: Zero police tolerance for drivers using mobile phones

VIDEO: Zero police tolerance for drivers using mobile phones

The four police forces of the East Midlands Operational Support Service (EMOpSS) are supporting the second national ‘distracted driving’ campaign.

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