Lincs: Cost of rural crime is down in the county

Rural crime cost Lincolnshire £1.8m in 2014, down from £2.2m in 2013. Despite the fall, 2014 saw thieves continue to target expensive all terrain vehicles and tractors.

The leading rural insurer’s annual Rural Crime Survey shows the nationwide cost of rural crime totalled an estimated £37.8m in 2014, a 15 per cent reduction on last year’s figures.