Distraction burglars strike in Suffolk

POLICE are warning people to be extra vigilant following two distraction burglaries in the space of an hour in Suffolk today.The first instance took place at 1.15pm today in Benacre Road, Ipswich.

POLICE are warning people to be extra vigilant following two distraction burglaries in the space of an hour in Suffolk today.

The first instance took place at 1.15pm at Benacre Road, Ipswich, when men gained access to the home, claiming to be from the water board.

It is not yet clear if anything was stolen by the men.

The second incident took place at Vicarage Road, Felixstowe, at about 2.25pm.


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Men, again claiming to be from the water board, gained access to the house and it is believed some cash was taken.

Police are advising people not to allow anyone into their homes unless they have relevant identification.

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Anyone with concerns is asked to contact police on 01473 613500.

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