Man charged with Ipswich burglaries and car theft

A hearing will be held at Ipswich Crown Court Picture: ARCHANT

A hearing will be held at Ipswich Crown Court Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A 23-year-old man has been charged on suspicion of breaking into two Ipswich homes and stealing a car.

Thomas Lee, of no fixed address, is being held in custody ahead of a hearing at Ipswich Crown Court.

It comes after a window was forced open to gain entry into a home in All Saints Road overnight between July 13-14.

A set of keys were taken from inside and then used to steal a vehicle parked on the street nearby.

Then around midnight on July 14, an insecure front door was used to break in to a property in Kensington Road and a set of keys were again stolen from inside.

An attempt was made to start a vehicle parked nearby but the victim disturbed the crime.

Lee was arrested on July 15 and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

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He was charged with two counts of burglary, attempted theft of a motor vehicle, theft of motor vehicle, driving whilst disqualified, failing to provide a specimen, driving with no insurance and making off without payment for fuel.

He appeared before magistrates today and was remanded to appear before Ipswich Crown Court on a date to be arranged.

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