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Series of theft-from-vehicles county-wide

Detectives are investigating a series of thefts-from-vehicles that has taken place over the last four days.

Since 6 April, we have received multiple reports around the county that work vans have been targeted and tools taken. These have occurred county-wide including areas such as Boston, Sleaford, Lincoln, Gainsborough, Bourne, Spalding and Grantham.

If anyone does have information or has seen a work van being targeted, please contact us on 101 quoting incident 89 of 6 April or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

We would also like to issue advice on preventing vehicles from being targeted:


  • Remove all tools that are essential to your day-to-day business, if this is possible
  • Fit additional security deadlocks that are separate to the vans central locking system
  • If your vehicle uses keyless entry, store the van keys in a good quality RFID bag when not in use
  • Consider fitting a Thatcham approved Ultrasonic alarm that protects both the rear load and cabin areas of your van
  • Mark your tools and register them for free at immobilise.com

Reference: 89 of 6 April

11 Apr 19 3:24 PM

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