Bones find sparks police alert

TUESDAY: Police were called to a home in Church Street, Pinchbeck, when a small number of bones were dug up in a garden yesterday.

The bones have been examined at Spalding Police Station by a vet and South Lincolnshire Coroner Professor Robert Forrest and declared not to be human remains.

Coroner’s officer Kev Chamberlain said it is believed the bones came from a small animal such as a deer.

Insp Jim Tyner said the incident was reported to police at about 3.15pm.