Police appeal after shotgun stolen

POLICE are appealing for information after a shotgun was stolen from a barn in Wickhambrook.

The offence occurred between 10pm on Monday 9 January and 7.30am the following morning.

The thieves entered the building and also stole a trailer which was later discovered abandoned at Skelton’s Drove, outside Mildenhall, on Tuesday morning.

The shotgun is a AYA 12 bore side by side, serial number 547347.

Police are asking anyone who finds the weapon discarded to contact them immediately to allow for a proper disposal.

Anyone with information that could help the investigation should contact PC Amos Owen at Haverhill police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.