Smash-and-grab burglary in Suffolk village

PUBLISHED: 21:59 10 December 2018

A missing Colchester teenager has been found safe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A missing Colchester teenager has been found safe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


Jewellery and cash were snatched from a home as burglars smashed their way into a property.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the burglary in Fornham St Martin, a village just outside Bury St Edmunds.

The incident occurred between 11.30am on Thursday, December 6 and 11.45am on Saturday, December 8, at an address in Birkdale Court.

The glass in a rear patio door was smashed to gain entry and once inside, an unknown number of offenders stole cash and jewellery from the property.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area, or who has any information about this crime, is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 quoting reference 70948/18.

They can also contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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