Alford

Men distract staff in two Lincolnshire thefts on the same day

Two men were allegedly involved in two distraction thefts in Lincolnshire on the same day, prompting police to release a second CCTV appeal.

As previously reported, two men entered the Cafe on Cobbles in Alford Market Place on October 11, where they asked for different denominations of change before leaving with an extra £120.

Police would like to speak to the pictured men in connection with a distraction theft. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Police released an appeal on Tuesday about another incident of distraction theft in Lincolnshire.

The force said they have a report of the two men involved in the theft of cigarettes and vape accessories from Co-op in Wainfleet on the same day (October 11).

Police would like to speak with these men in connection with these offences.

One of the males is described as in his late 20s, around five foot eight, of a stocky build and wearing a baseball cap backwards. The other male is described as mid-to-late 20s, around five foot eight, and was wearing a puffer style jacket.

Anyone with information, or who recognises these man, should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 or via email at [email protected] quoting reference 317 (Alford) and 301 (Wainfleet) of October 11.

It can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online here.