Man riding lawnmower on Lincolnshire A road arrested by police

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A Grimsby man riding a lawnmower on a Lincolnshire A road has been arrested by patrol officers.

The 23-year-old was stopped while on the A1031 near North Cotes heading towards Marshchapel shortly before 2am on Sunday, July 16.

He was arrested on suspicion of theft and going equipped for burglary.

Police have since released him under investigation and are now attempting to trace the owner of the lawnmower.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said: “If you have had a similar model stolen recently, please call 101, quoting incident number 53 of July 16.”

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