Witnesses sought for assault on shop worker trying to prevent theft

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A shop worker has been assaulted by two men as he attempted to prevent a theft on Saturday.

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened at the Cost Cutter store, in Lincoln Road, at about 2.20pm.

A force spokesman said the member of staff was assaulted by two men as he attempted to prevent a theft.

The suspects are described as white men, aged 18 to 21, of slim build. One was wearing a stripey jumper and the other a blue zip up jacket.

It is believed a number of members of the public were in the shop at the time and witnessed the incident.

They are asked to please contact PC Ellie Brennan by dialling 101 and quoting the incident number.