BREAKING NEWS: Horncastle, Louth and Coningsby residents urged to check garages after gang of thieves arrested

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Horncastle, Louth and Coningsby residents are being asked to check their sheds, garages and vehicles after police arrested four men with a number of stolen items.

At 3.30am this morning (Thursday), a suspicious vehicle was stopped in Horncastle. Four men from Grimsby were arrested on suspicion of being involved in the theft of fuel from two petrol stations in Louth but there were other items in the vehicle which may be connected to a burglary or theft. These include a car radio and a strimmer.

The vehicle is known to have been in the Louth, Horncastle and Coningsby areas during the hours prior to the stop check so police are asking residents throughout the Wolds to check if they have been a victim of burglary overnight and to report any incidents.

Anyone with information should contact PC Kev Barber at Horncastle Police Station by dialling 101 and quoting incident number 20 of the 4th. Report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.