Man arrested after spate of vehicle break-ins in January

Essex Police are seeking witnesses or dashcam footage to an incident in Great Dunmow

A man has been arrested after 20 vehicles were broken-in to in Capel St Mary. - Credit: Matt Powell

A man has been arrested after a series of vehicle break-ins in a Suffolk village.

The incidents took place in Capel St Mary from Wednesday, January 26 into Thursday, January 27. More than 20 vehicles were broken into.

The break-ins happened in various locations around the village including Fryth Close, Coombers, Thorney Road, The Street, Elm Lane, Great Tufts, Little Gulls and Boundary Oaks. 

Items including a laptop, a wallet and a satnav were stolen.

On Friday night, a 21-year-old man was arrested by police on suspicion of theft and taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

He was subsequently released on bail on Saturday evening pending further investigation, to answer on March 31, 2022.