Police raid travellers’ site in Brigg

Humberside Police have raided a travellers’ site in Brigg as part of an investigation into an increase in crime in the town and surrounding areas.

The force has received intelligence from the public on specific individuals who have targeted on the morning of Tuesday, January 9.

Warrants have been carried out at the River View site on Mill Lane, with officers connecting it to an increase in crime in Brigg and Scunthorpe.

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: “We’re conducting warrants to allow us to gather evidence and arrest those we suspect to be involved.

“We know that the vast majority of the residents at River View are law abiding and hardworking and are integral members of our local community.

“However, it is important to understand that we have information on specific individuals and it is those who we are looking to arrest and question in relation to reported crimes.”