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Burglars target homes across the area over festive period

News from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk, on Twitter @standardboston

News from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk, on Twitter @standardboston

A series of burglaries took place in the Boston area over the Christmas and New Year period.

On the weekend, in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday), a third floor flat in Victoria Place, Boston, was broken into.

Lincolnshire Police said the occupier returned home to find their kitchen window open. A laptop and sat-nav had been stolen.

Police have also now just released details of the following burglaries.

On December 29, a home in Carlton Road, Boston, was targeted some time over night with money and jewellery stolen while the 79-year-old victim was asleep.

A burglary also took place at Blackthorn Lane, Boston, between Sunday, December 23 and Thursday, December 27, with the resident returning home after Christmas to find their house ransacked.

Two laptops, jewellery – including an engraved watch – and foreign currency were stolen.

Then in Kirton, two burglaries took place on Thursday, December 20, at Marketstead Estate. Police said the offender entered two neighbouring properties and stole jewellery from both.

If you have any information about the burglaries, or the whereabouts of the stolen items, contact Boston Police Station by dialling 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

 

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