Police hunt for suspects following two burglaries in Ipswich

Police have issued a warning over a distraction theft in Stowmarket.

Police have issued a warning over a distraction theft in Stowmarket.

Police are appealing for witnesses following two burglaries in Ipswich in the early hours of this morning.

The first took place between 1.30am and 2am in Hening Avenue where two offenders forced entry to the front of a business premises.

The men fled the scene in a silver Volvo estate car after the alarm was activated.

One of the men is described as wearing a dark hooded top and jeans and had his face partially covered.

The other man is thought to have been wearing red gloves.

Nothing was stolen in the raid.

The second burglary happened in St Andrews Walk, Rushmere, at around 2.50am.

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Three offenders forced their way into a business premises and stole a quantity of spirits and cigarettes.

The suspects were described as three men all wearing black clothes.

Police are looking into possible links between the two burglaries.

Witnesses or anybody who has any information are asked to call Suffolk Police on 101, reference 51923/16 (Hening Avenue) or 51916/16 (St Andrews Walk).

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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