Appeal following thefts from motor vehicles in Ipswich
Police are appealing for witnesses to a spate of thefts from vehicles in Ipswich.
One was reported on North Close (30 Sept at some point between 1230am and 1.30am) where a suspect entered parked unattended Maserati vehicle by as yet unknown means and stole various items including headphones, bank cards, and a purse 37/59363/19.
Another was reported to have taken place in the early hours of Monday 30 September on Park Road where a silver VW Polo had around £600 worth of clothes stolen 37/59350/19. No damage was sustained to the car.
On Yeoman Close between 4pm on 29 September 5.15am on 30 September an offender smashed the offside front window of a red VW. (37/59301/19) In the same road between8pm on 29 September and 5am on 30 September a silver Honda Civic was broken into by a nearside front window being smashed 37/59302/19.
On Constable Road on 30 September at some point at about 3am an offender entered a property via insecure rear patio doors and stolen a purse containing cash and bank cards and a knife from kitchen worktop and mountain bike from hallway. The offender has also entered two sheds in rear garden and stole an electric chainsaw. 37/59259/19.
Meanwhile, at some point overnight between 29 September at 8pm and 30 September at 7am on Constable Road a Range Rover Evoque vehicle an unknown instrument was used to jemmy offside front door damaging same and entering vehicle and stealing care-care kit from the boot. (37/59463/19)
Officers are linking the incidents.
Motorists are advised to take the following security measures:
- Leave vehicles locked and secure at all times – even if left unattended for only a minute.
- Remove all valuables and personal belongings from the vehicle entirely.
- Audio equipment, sat navs, mobile phones, laptops and handbags are particularly sought after – remove evidence of these from your vehicle when out and about or even overnight.
- Property mark your valuables so if they are stolen, they can be more easily traced if recovered
Anyone with any information about this incident or saw any suspicious activity should contact Ipswich police quoting the relevant crime reference.
Email: PC Cook
Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org
Phone – call 101