Vital medical equipment for a sick child was stolen from a parked car in Bourne Woods, causing great distress to the family.
Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the two vehicle break-ins in the woods off West Road between 2pm and 4pm on Thursday, August 3.
Thankfully, a member of the public found the medical bag discarded and it was returned to the family.
Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 327 of August 3.
Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.