House in Ipswich suffers water damage after thieves steal copper piping

Suffolk Police are investigating a break-in at a house in Highfield Approach in Ipswich (stock image

Suffolk Police are investigating a break-in at a house in Highfield Approach in Ipswich (stock image). Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A house in Ipswich had suffered water damage after thieves broke in at the weekend and ripped out copper piping.

Between 12pm on Friday, January 12, and 1.45pm on Saturday, January 13, suspects forced entry into the house in Highfield Approach through a rear door.

A police spokeswoman said: “An amount of copper piping was removed from several areas of the house causing water damage to the property.”

Anyone with any information should call South CID on 101 quoting crime reference number 37/2477/18.


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