Ipswich: Police helicopter called to scene of apparent burglary but young men were just “looking at stars”

Tower Ramparts - men were stargazing from roof

Tower Ramparts - men were stargazing from roof - Credit: Archant

Three men were found by police after calls were made that they were on a roof of a building near Tower Ramparts in the early hours.

Police were called at around 12.15am to the town centre as the men had been seen on the roof.

The force helicopter was also needed and used its thermal imaging camera to locate the men.

Officers arrived at the scene but found no signs of a break-in. A force spokesman said “nothing untoward” had been going on.

“Police found the three males who said they were just looking at stars,” she said.

“We took them home and gave them suitable words of advice.