Update: Case closed on memorial benches in Mareham le Fen

Police stock image.
Police stock image.

Lincolnshire Police say they have closed an investigation into the alleged theft of four benches in Mareham le Fen.

A Force spokesman said: “We did receive four calls relating to thefts of benches.

“It does appear however that the benches may have been moved and therefore not stolen and the investigation has been closed.”

A Mareham resident initially contacted the News saying the seats seats were taken from the Memorial Lawn between Monday evening (January 15) and Tuesday morning (January 16).