Kesgrave/Rushmere: Eight cars broken into during overnight raid

Cars broken into in Kesgrave and Rushmere

Cars broken into in Kesgrave and Rushmere

Eight cars were broken into during an overnight crime spree in Rushmere and Kesgrave.

Police said in one case items worth more than £2,000 were stolen during the break-ins which took place between 7pm on Wednesday and 12pm the following day.

Two cars were broken into in Oxford Road in Kesgrave. A flick knife was stolen from one vehicle, while an iPhone 5S was stolen from another, with a wallet also being stolen from the garage at the same address.

In Trinity Close, Kesgrave, a car was broken into and a sat nav was stolen.

In Rushmere, in Foxhall Road, a car was broken into at some time between 7pm on Wednesday and 6am on the following day. Items valuing more than £2,000 were stolen including a hip flask, a sat nav, a watch and a wallet.


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Also in Rushmere, three cars in The Street were broken into. However nothing was stolen from of them.

The only crime which had a witness was in Cambridge Road in Kesgrave where a man broke into a car at around 1.20am on Wednesday. He was spotted by the homeowners and fled the scene without taking anything.

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He is described as a white man, aged between 35 and 40, clean shaven, and wearing a green cap and a grey coat or hooded top.

Witnesses or people with information relating to this incident are urged to call police on 101.

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