Skegness police have received a report that two males have been seen to be rifling through peoples waste bins.
They were seen in the Cavendish Road area of Skegness.
These two males appeared to be taking an interest in documentation and discarded post.
Criminals commit identity theft by stealing your personal information.
This is often done by taking documents from your rubbish or by making contact with you and pretending to be from a legitimate organisation.
Police advise to remember to shred any documentation which contains sensitive personal information before placing into your waste bins and
For further information about identity theft and precautions to take to protect yourself, visit www.actionfraud.police.uk/ and share this information with friends and family.