Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 14°C

Search

Feering: Collection of shotguns stolen during break-in at house in Essex

09:29 21 February 2014

Police are appealing for information.

Police are appealing for information.

Five shotguns have been taken during a burglary in Feering.

A house on Feering Hill was broken into be thieves who stole the legally-held weapons.

After coming across the locked gun cabinet the burglars ripped it down and attacked it with large tools to open it.

The guns stolen were an AYA double-barrel shotgun and four single-barrel shotguns.

However the ammunition for the weapons was not found.

The burglary happened between 12.45-2pm on Thursday. Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area and heard or saw anything suspicious to call them on 101.

Dc Nick Campbell said: “This has been a very distressing incident for the owner and I would urge anyone with information to phone Braintree CID.

“We are very keen to recover these firearms as a matter of priority and would ask if anyone wishes to speak to us in confidence they phone the non-emergency number on 101 and ask for extension 400125 or telephone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be given anonymously.”

0 comments

12-20 Upper Orwell Street, which could be demolished and regenerated if plans by the East of England Co-op go through

A derelict building in Upper Orwell Street which has been empty for decades could be set for demolition if new plans for the area are approved.

Stoke Bridge Telephone Box, Ipswich.

A campaign has been launched by the Teapot Project in Ipswich to save the Stoke Bridge telephone box and turn it into a hub providing for vulnerable people.

GB Paralympic swimmer, Ryan Crouch, is pictured at Crown Pools in Ipswich.

The Olympics may have finished but the Games are not over yet – next month it is the turn of the Paralympics to take over Brazil.

The EACHFest event held for service users of East Anglia's Children's Hospices and their families

Young people with life-threatening conditions were treated to their very own festival by East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) recently.

East Anglian Air Ambulance

A man was airlifted to hospital after a crash in Stowmarket yesterday.

Actor and writer Mark Gatiss visited the Riverside Theatre, Woodbridge, in August as part of its Riverside Nights programme

A cinema has revealed plans to install a second screen – 100 years after it opened in a Suffolk town.

Dan Jarmin with girlfriend Hayley Baker-Covey

The family of a well-loved 26-year-old have paid tribute to his “larger than life” character after he died in a car crash in Australia.

Jo Rothery's garden is plaqued by slugs. Her Earl Soham garden is set to feature on ITV's Garden Nightmares.

A Suffolk gardener who has been waging war on ‘cannibalistic’ slugs for the last four years will be sharing her Garden Nightmare with the nation this week.

Police thanked the public for their help

A man missing from Lowestoft has been found safe and well.

Alexanders College at Bawdsey

A boarding school is closing after more than 20 years of educating international students in east Suffolk.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24