Lincolnshire

Safe stolen from Louth betting shop

Thieves forced their way into a Lincolnshire betting shop and stole a safe.

The offenders entered the bookmakers in Queen Street, Louth, overnight between Monday and Tuesday.

They used a circular saw to remove the safe from where it had been bolted to the ground.

The safe was then loaded into a wheelie bin and taken to the Market Place before being driven away, police said.

It is believed the offenders used a blue Ford Escort that had been stolen from the Canon Street car park earlier.

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