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Police linking pair of Kersey business burglaries to incidents in Ipswich, Hadleigh and Capel St Mary

PUBLISHED: 12:53 29 August 2017

Police attended. File picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Police attended. File picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Police investigating three burglaries in Ipswich, Hadleigh and Capel St Mary during the early hours of the morning on July 5 have confirmed two burglaries in Kersey are also being linked.

Officers were called just after 1am on Wednesday July 5, that a business in High Street, Hadleigh was broken into.

Entry had been forced to the front door by an offender or offenders but it is not believed that anything was stolen.

The second burglary took place at around 1.20am at a service station on the A12 northbound, in Capel St Mary.

A window was smashed to gain entry where cigarettes and alcohol were stolen.

At just after 3am the same day police received a further report of an incident at an address in Bramford Road, Ipswich.

A window was damaged in an attempt to enter a business, although nothing was reported stolen.

Police issued a witness appeal following the three burglkaries, but have since confirmed a further two in Kersey the same morning are being linked.

Both happened at businesses in Hadleigh Road, Kersey.

The first happened around 12.50am when a window of a business was smashed with a sledgehammer and a till was stolen.

It is not clear if there was any money in the till at the time.

The second in Hadleigh Road happened shortly after when a window was smashed and a till was targeted.

Police are still looking to trace suspects involved, believed to be two or three men in hooded dark clothing.

One offender is described as being well-built, and was wearing a red top.

Another suspect is thought to have been wearing a baseball hat.

It is believed that the offenders were driving a dark coloured estate car.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

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