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Police investigate after theft of high-value paintings in Horncastle

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information about a burglary that took place at a property in Stanhope Road, Horncastle, between April 9-15.

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Horncastle man, 21, sentenced for exposing genitals to dog-walker

A 21-year-old university graduate made sexual suggestions to and twice masturbated in front of a 41-year-old woman as she walked her dogs in Horncastle’s Spa Trail, a court has been told.

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Trust in court after patient died having been impaled on hospital equipment, jury hears

A hospital patient died when he fell while in a lifting hoist and was impaled on part of the equipment, a jury heard.

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JAILED: Shaun Coles.

BREAKING: Louth man Shaun Coles (24) jailed for child sex offences

A Louth man who committed a sex offence against a 12 year old girl was today (Wednesday) jailed for 30 months at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Police made arrests last week in connection with the controlling of prostitution in the area

Burglars targeted house ‘just 24 hours after the occupant passed away’

Burglars targeted a house in the Fulstow area last night (Monday), just one day after the elderly resident who lived in the house passed away.

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Girls bike stolen from a West Street outbuilding

Girl’s bike stolen from Horncastle outbuilding

Lincolnshire Police have reported that two cycles were stolen from a West Street outbuilding between 5pm on April 11 and 1.45pm on April 12.

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Car windows smashed in Horncastle

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses after car windows were smashed in Accommodation Road over the weekend.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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South Reston ‘drug driver’ banned from the roads

A South Reston man who drove with almost twice the legal limit of cannabis in his body after celebrating a friend’s birthday, has been banned from driving for a year.

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Costcutter ‘armed robbery’ victim speaks out

A Louth shopkeeper has relived the moment he wrestled a knife off an armed robber earlier this week.

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Art collection and jewellery worth thousands stolen from Horncastle home

A collection of art and jewellery has been stolen from a home in Horncastle.

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Chase Tate

Man arrested in connection with death of 23-year-old Chase Tate, found by Lincolnshire roadside

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing the death of a 23-year-old by dangerous driving in East Lindsey.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Burglary at Kemps Hardware Store, Horncastle

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglarly at Kemps Hardware Store and the adjoining property, North Street, Horncastle.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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County council continues to fight fraud

Lincolnshire authorities are getting smarter and more effective at fighting fraud.

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Thieves steal large amount of meat, fish and alcohol from Woodhall Spa business

A large amount of meat, fish and beer has been stolen from a Woodhall Spa business.

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UPDATE: Missing Jodie is found

A 15-year-old who went missing and was believed to be in Skegness has been found.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Police & Crime Commissioner: ‘My blueprint to tackle crime’

A new blueprint for tackling crime and supporting victims has been unveiled by Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.

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