Spate of burglaries in Ipswich

11 December 2018, 08:06 | Updated: 11 December 2018, 08:10

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Residents in Ipswich are being warned to be vigilant after a series of burglaries in the town recently.

Police are keeping an open mind as to whether five of them in the last month are linked.

Burglars used a large slab to smash the rear door of one of the properties targeted.

  • On Sunday 9 December sometime just prior to 6.00pm a property on Beechcroft Road was broken into. An untidy search took place but nothing has been reported stolen at this time. 
  • Sometime between 12.10pm and 6.30pm on Friday December 7, offenders forced access to the rear of a property on Sproughton Road and stolen a Sharp black 50 inch TV. 
  • On Thursday 6 December, sometime between 7.00am and 6.00pm, entry was forced to a property on Westwood Avenue in Ipswich and watches, cash, keys and clothes were stolen.
  • On Tuesday 27 November, sometime between 8:15am and 6.30pm, a property on Thebe Close was broken into. Offenders used a large slab to smash the rear door and then stole a TV, iPad, Playstation 3, cash, watches and jewellery. 
  • Sometime between 9.00am on Monday 12 November and 8.40am on Tuesday 13 November offenders smashed the rear conservatory door of a property on High View Road and stole items of jewellery.