Theft of Poppy collection box in Skegness

Remembrance poppy
Remembrance poppy

Police are appealing for information about the theft of a poppy collection box from a hotel in Skegness.

The incident happened at approx 6am on Sunday, October 26, in the reception area of the Royal Hotel on Drummond Road.

The suspect is described as a white male, aged in his 40s, of slim build and with shaved hair.

He was wearing tracksuit bottoms with three white stripes down the leg and a dark coat and is believed to have walked in from the street and taken the box.

Anyone with information should contact PC Kerry Foster by dialling 101 and quoting incident number 223 of Monday, October 27.

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