Police call for vigilance after series of Suffolk burglaries
Suffolk Police are investigating a series of burglaries and attempted burglaries in the south Suffolk area, which all happened on Wednesday, July 29.
One of the incidents took place at around 8.20pm at Cockfield, where a garage was broken in to and various equipment was stolen.
This included a Echo PB251 leaf blower, a white and red/orange STIHL chainsaw, a red Echo long reach hedge cutter, a 20l jerry can with about £15 worth of petrol left in and an orange STHIL loop handle strimmer.
The total value of the items stolen was more than £1,300 (crime reference number- 37/43271/20).
Another took place at The Green in Long Melford where the residents of a property saw a Citroen C5 vehicle stop on the driveway and an occupant get out and try the handle of a vehicle.
When challenged the male left the scene and entered a second vehicle, an insecure Landrover Freelander and when challenged for a second time he got out and returned to the Citroen, before driving off (crime reference- 37/43242/20 and 37/43274/20).
The third at Cavendish, in Wales End Road at about 7.50pm, where two padlocks and a bolt were damaged to gain entry to a barn with 25 litres of diesel stolen, the suspects were again driving a blue Citroen (37/43250/20).
The final one in the series was at around 9.40pm at Hawedon, in Thurston End, where an angle grinder was used to cut off a padlock and gain access to a barn, although nothing was taken (37/43260/20).
Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a dark blue Citroen C5 hatchback, which has a registration of EX56 LYK.
The same vehicle was also reported seen in the Wickhambrook area on earlier on the same day when the occupants were seen to open a farm gate. When challenged they left the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Haverhill police, quoting the relevant crime number in the above.
Either by emailing Andrew.COOK@suffolk.pnn.police.uk, calling 101 or contacting Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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