Crime

Appeal for witnesses after man arrested for dangerous driving around Holbeach and on A17

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for anyone who saw a black Audi A3 seen driving through Holbeach and along the A17 in the early hours of Saturday morning. A 27-year-old man has been arrested and released on bail as part of an investigation in to an incident of dangerous driving at around 2am on Saturday, June 27. Police would like witnesses, ...

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Fraudsters pretending to be police in South Holland

Seven incidents of scammers pretending to be police were reported in South Holland villages last week. Lincolnshire Police have warned residents to be vigilant after the incidents between June 16 and 19 which saw people call claiming to be from the police and asking for bank details. Four of the incidents were in Holbeach, two in Weston, one in Moulton ...

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Pensioner had purse stolen while shopping

A woman in her 70s had her purse stolen while out shopping in Spalding yesterday (Thursday, June 18). Lincolnshire Police have released images of a man they’d like to speak to in relation to the incident believed to have taken place in the Iceland store in Holland Market at around 10.30am. A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police, said: ” We would ...

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NHS worker returns from 12 hour shift on COVID ward to find front door vandalised

A woman who went to work on the front line of COVID-19 was left upset after she returned from a 12-hour shift on Saturday to find her front door vandalised. Debbie Poli had been working the overnight shift as the Personal Protection Officer (PPE) on the COVID ward at King’s Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital. She returned at 2pm on Saturday ...

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Image released as part of investigation into sexual assault

Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to who may be able to help them with a sexual assault investigation. The assault occurred last Friday, June 12 at around 4.20pm on Spalding Road in Spalding. A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police, said: It’s reported a man rode by a woman on a bike and grabbed her ...

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Appeal after key worker has shopping stolen

A worker at Aldi in Spalding had their shopping stolen at the end of a shift last week, police have said. Lincolnshire Police have released three pictures of men they would like to speak to in relation to the incident which took place at 10pm on Sunday, June 7. Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or force.control@lincs.pnn.police.uk

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Warning over fake TV Licencing scam

A warning has been issued over scammers posing as people chasing up TV Licence payments. An alert has gone out over Lincolnshire Police’s Neighbourhood Watch services after an increase in reports of emails that wrongly state the recipient needs to renew their licence or their direct debit has faile. “We have seen an increase in the reports of fake TV ...

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Appeal over criminal damage incident

South Holland Police have released an image of a person they would like to speak to in relation to a criminal damage incident. The incident occurred at a home in East Bank, Spalding last (Friday, May 29). A spokesman for South Holland Police, said: ” We believe the man in the image can help with our inquiries into an offence ...

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Appeal following suspected arson

A van fire in Spalding is being treated as arson with police releasing a picture of a man they would like to speak to in relation to the incident. The van was severely damaged in the blaze while outside homes on Commercial Road at around 9.30pm on Monday, May 4. A spokesman from Lincolnshire Police, said: ” Neighbours have reported ...

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ATM machines in Crowland and Long Sutton targeted by thieves

Cash machines in two South Holland towns have been targeted overnight in attempted raids using vehicles. Attempts to break into ATM’s in both Crowland and Long Sutton were made using what appear to be stolen Land Rovers in the early hours of this Wednesday, May 6. A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police, said: “The cashpoint at the Co-op, West Street, Long ...

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Vandalism incident left dementia carer upset

A woman who looks after dementia patients at a Spalding care home said she was left distraught after someone targeted her and a colleague’s car while working on the night shift. Carol Samson found her car passenger side window smashed as she was finishing a 12-hour shift on Saturday morning (May 2). Her colleague’s car had also been targeted but ...

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Three people assault man they called ‘immigrant’

Police are appealing for information after an assault in Spalding that’s being treated as a hate crime. Three offenders reported to be on push bikes assaulted a victim outside the Castle Sports Complex in Spalding between 5.40pm and 6.30pm, Lincolnshire Police say. The victim received minor injuries. A spokesman said: “We are appealing for witnesses and information about an assault ...

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Appeal after vehicles are stolen

Vehicles including a mini-digger have been stolen in a burglary at Spalding Common over the weekend. They were taken from a property overnight sometime overnight on Saturday, (April 25). Mini Digger with SSL business branding on it The missing vehicles are: Mitsubishi L200, registration with the registration AE67XWD and SSL sign writing around the sills.An IFor Williams Trailer (serial number ...

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Quiet roads not an excuse to speed

Lincolnshire Police are urging drivers to continue to be safe during the lockdown period. Despite there being many less cars on the roads, the force says it has seen an increase in the number of irresponsible drivers. Motorists are being urged to stick to speed limits and observe the ‘fatal four’ that contribute to fatal and serious injury collision, using ...

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Nurse fighting COVID-19 left upset after her bike is stolen

A nurse who’s helping on the frontline battling the COVID-19 outbreak has been left upset after her bike was stolen from her Spalding home On a rare day off from working for the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS, Lucy Brown left her Giants women’s bike outside her home on the Holland Park estate on Saturday (April 18) when it was taken. ...

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Family business hit by thieves

A family welding business are counting the cost after thieves stole thousands of pounds of tools. Tambrath Welding of Gosberton has been run by the Taylor family of Andy and Fee as well as daughter Steph for the last four years and they were already counting the cost of having to close due to the coronavirus pandemic. But sometime overnight ...

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Man arrested on firearms charge after armed police attend Spalding property

A man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm after armed police attended a Spalding property last night (Wednesday), April 15. One eye-witness told The Voice that shortly after 10pm last night, police descended on Hannam Boulevard. A 42-year-old man is in custody awaiting questioning. The witness, who wishes to remain anonymous said armed police and police dogs ...

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Appeal after daylight sexual assault in Spalding town centre

Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted outside Vine Street public toilets in Spalding earlier this month. The victim, a women in her 30s, is believed to have been sexually assaulted by a man at around 1pm on Thursday, March 12. Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information and are particularly looking to speak to a woman ...

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Long Sutton man publicly exposed himself for ‘sexual thrill’

A Long Sutton man who stood just outside his house at a time when children were going to school, ‘completely naked’ and with an erect penis and masturbating, did it for the ‘sexual thrill’, a court has heard. Lee Jonathon Harvey (26) of Gedney Road, Long Sutton, admitted indecently exposing himself in order to cause offence, when he appeared at ...

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Two armed police raids in Spalding as part of investigation in to shooting

Armed Police have stormed two properties in Spalding while another person from the town has been arrested as part of the investigation into the shooting of a man on Friday night. A raid was carried out in Balmoral Avenue in the early hours of Saturday morning (February 29) hours after a man was found by a motorist with a gunshot ...

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