Burglars push past Ipswich homeowner and steal laptop, watch and aftershave

PUBLISHED: 19:09 07 April 2017 | UPDATED: 19:20 07 April 2017

Suffolk Police stock images.
Picture:Sarah Lucy Brown

Suffolk Police stock images. Picture:Sarah Lucy Brown


Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Ipswich.

The incident took place sometime between 12pm and 12.30pm on Wednesday, April 5, at an address in Lackford Place.

The victim, a man in his 50s, returned home to discover two people – a man and a woman – in his property. They pushed past him and ran out via the front door. A laptop, a black Rotary watch in a brown case and two bottles of aftershave were stolen.

The male suspect is described as white with a tanned complexion, between 25 – 30 years’ old, approximately 5ft 6ins in height and of medium build. He was unshaven and wearing a black baseball cap with a white logo and curved peak, black trousers and a black padded coat.

The female suspect is also described as white with a tanned complexion, between 20 and 30 years’ old, of thin build and approximately 5ft 7ins in height.

She was wearing a dark-coloured coat, with white and black leggings, and her dark brown hair was pulled back in a ponytail.

The offenders were both reported as speaking a foreign language.

• Witnesses or anybody with any information are asked to call Southern Area CID at Suffolk Police on 101 quoting reference number 27253/17.

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