Lincolnshire revealed as county with highest rural crime cost as total rises to £2.8m
Lincolnshire has been named as the county with highest rural crime cost as total rises to £2.8m, according to a report by rural insurer NFU Mutual.
The cost makes Lincolnshire the worst-affected county by cost, with Essex (£2.7m), North Yorkshire (£2.2m), Cambridgeshire (£2.0m) and Kent (£1.8m) following in the top five. Rural crime cost Leicestershire £1.7m last year, a rise of 18.8 per cent from 2018.
The figures were revealed in the 2020 Rural Crime Report, published today (Tuesday, August 4), by rural insurer NFU Mutual.