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Watch: Dramatic ram-raid attack on Mildenhall business




A Mildenhall business is appealing for help after CCTV footage shows ram raiders stealing from its premises at around midnight last night.

Garden machinery retailers, C W Kirk, in Chiswick Avenue, saw a number top of the range chainsaws and strimmers taken from their site after robbers reversed a 4x4 pickup truck into the front wall of the building.

Damaged caused to the front wall of C W Kirk in MIldenhall after the ram-raid (11517110)
Damaged caused to the front wall of C W Kirk in MIldenhall after the ram-raid (11517110)

Dian Warman, an administrator for the company, said: "Another vehicle was waiting for them and they loaded it up with the goods and went off.

"We think they have also caused structural damage to the building, but we are waiting for that to be assessed."

The first of two pieces of footage below, shows the moment, inside the shop, when the robbers smashed through the front wall.

It is believed they knew what they were looking for as they only took the more expensive items from the showroom.

It is estimated around £5,000 worth of equipment was stolen and with the damage to the building it could be another £40,000 in repairs on top of that.

This second video shows the attack from outside the building.

Charlie Kirk, the owner of the business since 2018, said: "This is devastating but I would like to reassure customers that it is business as usual and no customer equipment left with us has been taken in the raid.

"We would like to urge anyone who has been offered any of the following equipment to report it to Suffolk Constabulary on 01473 613500."

Robbers used a 4x4 pickup truck to break into the premises and steal equipment
Robbers used a 4x4 pickup truck to break into the premises and steal equipment


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