Burglars disturbed by person sleeping on sofa after Ipswich break-in

PUBLISHED: 16:28 05 April 2018 | UPDATED: 16:28 05 April 2018

Fircroft Road, Ipswich. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Fircroft Road, Ipswich. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


Burglars were disturbed by a person sleeping on a sofa following an break-in at a house in Ipswich.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place at a property in Fircroft Road between 11pm and midnight on Easter Monday.

Suspects gained entry to the semi-detached home by using an implement on a locked UPVC door.

While inside, they were disturbed by a sleeping resident on a sofa in a living room within an annex on the side of the main house and fled.

Nothing was stolen in the incident.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or has knowledge of the incident should contact Ipswich CID on 101, quoting crime reference 37/17929/18 or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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