Gallery: Thousands of pounds’ worth of knives stolen from lorry parked in lay-by opposite the Orwell Truck Station on the A14 at Nacton

An image of some of the types of kitchen knives stolen

An image of some of the types of kitchen knives stolen - Credit: Archant

Thousands of pounds’ worth of kitchen knives have been stolen from the back of a parked lorry in Suffolk.

The white Renault container lorry was parked in a lay-by on the A14 at Nacton when the theft happened between 4am and 5am on Tuesday, September 30.

A total of 237 cartons containing sets of two, three or five kitchen knives with a value of almost £7,000 were stolen from the container, opposite the Orwell Truck Stop on the A14.

Police have released images of the knives and asking anyone who knows of their whereabouts or who has been offered them for sale to call them.

They are also keen to hear from anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area between the stated times.

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Calls should be made to Suffolk police on 101 quoting FE/14/1671 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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