Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 7°C


Ipswich: Appeal after vandals cause £6,500 of damage to car wash in Derby Road

14:20 30 June 2014


Vandals caused more than £6,500 of damage to an Ipswich car wash at the weekend.


Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at about midnight on Saturday, when two men entered the grounds of the car wash, in Derby Road.

The men pierced holes in 1,000L liquid containers, damaged the canopy, cut vacuum pipes and activated a fire extinguisher before leaving.

One of the men police are searching for was wearing baggy tracksuit bottoms and top, light-coloured trainers and a covering over his face.

The other wore light-coloured trainers and also had a covering on his face.

If you have any information, call PC Glenn Perkins at Ipswich police on 101 quoting crime reference IE/14/1703.



Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ipswich Star visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ipswich Star staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ipswich Star account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Glen Chisholm with baby Clinton 18 years ago.

Eighteen years ago the Ipswich Hospital Neonatal Unit saved the life of premature baby Clinton Chisholm.

The new bridge over Bramford Road takes shape.

It is 30 years since the face of Ipswich was changed completely with the opening of the final section of the town’s southern bypass.

Ipswich Basketball Club prepare for the new season at Copleston Sports Centre.

Copleston Sports Centre and Ipswich Basketball Club plea for investors to make long-awaited dream a reality

Poundworld opens in Ipswich

The fourth bargain-basement shop in Ipswich town centre opened this morning.

The area in Clarkson Street where two gangs fought on September 23

Four people were arrested in drug raids carried out at six premises in the Wilberforce Street and Clarkson Street areas of Ipswich yesterday.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance is in attendance.

A woman has suffered a “potentially life-changing” head injury during a crash in Beccles.

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

Two drivers are paying the price after being caught travelling at more than 100mph on Suffolk’s roads.

A cyclist and a car collided on the St Augustine's roundabout in Ipswich.

A female cyclist has been taken to hospital after colliding with a car in Ipswich.

Jasmine Skingle at London Fashion Week.

An 11-year-old designer from Ipswich was part of an inaugural showcase of young talent at this year’s London Fashion Week.

70,000 new homes are needed in Suffolk by 2031.

Suffolk is a growing county – and council officials believe it will need 70,000 new homes to accommodate its growing population between now and 2031.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages