Thieves steal cigarettes in night-time raid at Ulecby Cross petrol station

Police News.

Police News.

0
Have your say

Police have appealed for information and witnesses after thieves raided the Ulceby Cross service station near Alford.

The alarm was activated shortly before 1am on Saturday, January 4 after the offenders broke into premises through a window and stole a quantity of cigarettes, before making off in a vehicle.

Officers attended the scene, supported by a police helicopter, and a Vauxhall Corsa was later stopped in Market Rasen following the deployment of a stinger device.

“A 22-year-old man from South Yorkshire was arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released on bail,” said a police spokesperson.

The spokesperosn added that a number of people may have been involved in the burglary and officers are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with information should contact DC Emily Wooll-Rivers at Skegness CID by dialling 101 and quoting ‘incident number 19 of January 4’.

You can also report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.