Warning issued by police after thieves target vehicles in Sproughton and Bramford

Thefts in Sproughton

Thefts in Sproughton

A number of thefts from cars in a pair of Suffolk villages has prompted a warning from the county’s police force.

Sproughton and Bramford are the two locations targeted recently.

The most recent incident took place between 10pm on January 6 and 6am the following day in Church Lane, Sproughton.

A white Ford Connect van had tools stolen from it and the rear doors left wide open.

Following reports of several vans being targeted Suffolk Constabulary is advising members of the public to take the following precautions:

n Ensure that your vehicle is always locked, alarmed and immobilise prior to leaving it. Double check that the lock has activated, don’t just rely on the fob.

n Do not leave any valuables in your vehicle, especially overnight.

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n If you have a garage, always lock it as well as your vehicle. If you do not have a garage, try to park in a well-lit place or somewhere that is overlooked.

Witnesses or anybody who saw any suspicious activity in regards to the Sproughton incident, or would like to report any other unusual behaviour should call Suffolk police on 101.