Warning after Lincolnshire fuel theft increase

Police in North Lincolnshire have issued a warning after a "sudden rise" in the number of fuel thefts.

This week 14 incidents have been reported to Humberside Police from vehicles in the Barton, Flixborough, Saxby All Saints and Scunthorpe areas.

The force is investigating whether the crimes are connected.

A spokesman urged local people and businesses to be vigilant by keeping vehicles secure and reporting suspicious activity to police.

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