Police clarify suspect charged with burglary in Skegness after another man is wrongly targeted

Lincolnshire Police have clarified the suspect charged with a burglary in Skegness after another man was wrongly targeted.

Lincolnshire Police have charged a 43-year-old man with burglary.

Leon Rayner, 43, of Allenby Way, Skegness, has been charged and remanded into custody following a burglary in Canterbury Drive on April 22.

A woman was also arrested and later released under investigation.

In a statement, police said they are aware that another local man, unconnected with the incident, has been targeted due to inaccurate suspicions within the community.

The statement reads: "We can confirm that this man was not involved and request that these unsubstantiated accusations cease."