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Keadby looting reports are pure rumour

Widespread flooding after the powerful storm on December 5.

Widespread flooding after the powerful storm on December 5.

Reports that areas flooded following last week’s gale force winds and tidal surge were being looted- including Keadby - are rumour, police confirmed today,

Information posted on social media in the last 24 hours claimed the Humberside Police helicopter had been deployed after people were reported to have been breaking into properties that had been affected by flood water.

A force spokesman said: “This is a rumour, there have been no reports through to the police of incidents of looting but for extra reassurance we have put out extra patrols into those areas of flooding.”

 

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