Wednesday, 4pm: Nearly 2,000 litres of heating oil have been stolen in two raids on people’s garden storage tanks at homes near Bourne.
Police are warning homeowners to step up security following the raids at Edenham and Lound.
Some 1,300 litres were stolen from a single tank while the other householder lost 500 litres.
The raids happened between Thursday and yesterday (Tuesday).
• Witnesses are asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.