Burglary suspect arrested after being found hiding in petrol station cupboard

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A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary after being found hiding in a cupboard at a petrol station.

Officers found the man, a 37-year-old from Lancashire, at the service station at Bicker Bar roundabout on the A17 after responding to an alert raised by the alarm-monitoring company shortly before 4am this morning.

It is believed that the ATM at the premises was the target of the burglary and the scene is currently being forensically examined.

Anyone with information which may assist Lincolnshire Police should call 101, quoting incident number 29 of February 28. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.