Police warning after 12th ‘creeper’ burglary in Bury

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Police have warned householders to lock up at night after the 12th ‘creeper’ burglary in Bury St Edmunds.

Overnight on Friday April 15, offenders crept into a home on Westgarth Gardens through an insecure door, taking a number of items including a handbag, bank cards, passport and cash.

Similar burglaries have also happened in residential areas to the north and west of the town centre in Norman Road, Beard Road, McIntyre Walk, Clark Walk, Durham Close, Cornfield Road, Chalk Road North, Highbury Crescent, Rembrandt Way and twice in Linton Gardens.

They have mostly been during the evenings or overnight via insecure doors.

A police spokeswoman said: “Residents should ensure that their doors and windows remain secure during the evenings and overnight, and report anyone acting suspiciously in their neighbourhood to police.”

They urge householders to ‘Close it, Lock it, Check it’.,

Anyone with any information should call Bury CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.