Police in the UK have arrested a man (45) on suspicion of handling stolen goods after 10 vehicles were taken from a farm north of Lincoln.
Lincolnshire Police responded to a report from High Cliff farm, The Cliff, at Ingham.
According to a spokesperson, staff at High Cliff farm, The Cliff, at Ingham arrived at work on Wednesday, June 29th at around 7.20 am to find multiple units had been broken into and cars and vans stolen.
Police understand that suspects forced entry into the location. They smashed open a key safe to obtain the keys for each vehicle, before making their escape with the vehicles.
Investigating officers “sprang” into action and began searching for the vehicles. They successfully located six of the ten vehicles at a single location.
Police claim to have “quickly” located the final four, which meant that they recovered all vehicles in a 24-hour period.
Vehicles, according to police, included several Ford and Peugeot vans and an Audi car.
In a statement, a spokesperson for the police force commented:
“The success came off the back of a concerted effort from our local team. They scoured the area to make sure they found the vehicles as quickly as possible.”
“We have released the 45-year-old has under investigation as our enquiries continue.”
“If you know anything that you think might help us in our investigation, you contact us. Call 101 quoting incident 52 of 29 June.”
“Alternatively, you can email – [email protected] – quoting incident 52 of 29 June in the subject line.”
“If you wish to remain anonymous, you can report via the independent charity CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or online,” the spokesperson concluded.
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