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Rural burglaries – Saxmundham area

posted 29 Nov 2018, 02:48 by Chris Hoare



Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of suspicious vehicles and activities in rural locations near to Saxmundham.

A vehicle was driven around the grounds to a rural property in Little Glemham sometime between 6pm Monday 26 and 7am Tuesday 27 November. A workshop was entered by cropping off the padlocks. A quad bike was removed, although this was found on a rural road broken down. Chainsaws, leaf blower, strimmers, drills, sanders and flooring was also stolen – ref 37-68734

During the night of Monday 26 between 10pm and 8am Tuesday 27 November a rural business in Kelsale was broken into. A pick-up truck was stolen. A shed was broken into by cropping padlocks. A chainsaw was stolen – ref 37-68746

On Monday 26 November at around 11pm a white transit was seen to enter a business yard in Carlton and park before leaving a speed. At the same property at around 3am in the morning of Tuesday 27 November two males were captured on CCTV to enter the area on foot. A barn was entered, and attempts were made to gain entry to a log cabin and garage. A can of fuel was stolen – ref 37-68762 or 37-68772

A barn in Rendham was broken into between 6pm Monday 26 and 8am Tuesday 27 November. It is possible the offender(s) arrived via adjoining fields. The hasp on the barn was cropped off. A hedge trimmer, chainsaw and strimmer were stolen – ref 37-68787

Were you in these areas during these times? Did you witness any suspicious activity in relation to these incidents? If you have any information that can help in these investigations, please contact Suffolk Police via 101 quoting the reference numbers above, or use the online crime reporting link - http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/report-something

Police are advising residents to review the security of their properties, including outbuildings and valuable items stored within. Security advice can be viewed https://www.suffolk.police.uk/advice/crime-prevention-z and https://www.suffolk.police.uk/advice/rural-safety

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Police Connect Team
29 Nov 18




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