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Lowestoft - Appeal after burglaries

Police are urging residents to remain vigilant of suspicious activity, following a series of burglaries in the Lowestoft area.

Details of the incidents are as follows:

• Gunton St Peter’s Avenue -  Friday 27 September, sometime between 4pm and 8pm, entry was forced to the rear of the property and jewellery was stolen  - 58802/19

• Hogarth Walk - Friday 27 September, sometime betweeen 7:00pm and 8:30pm the lower panel of the rear door was forced open. Offender/s stole cash and jewellery - 58918/19

• Skamacre Crescent – Friday 27 September, sometime between 6:30pm and 8:15pm entry was forced at the back door and jewellery and watches were taken – 58809/19

• Patterdale Gardens - Sometime between 7:00 am on Wednesday 25 September and 7:10pm on Thursday 26 September a window was forced open at the rear and offender/s entered the property and stole a quantity of cash in pounds sterling and Euros - 58492/19

• Squires Walk - Sometime between 10:30 am on Thursday 26 September and 11pm pm on Saturday 28 September, entry was forced at the rear of the property. It is unclear at this time if anything has been stolen – 59016/19

Officers are currently keeping an open mind regarding whether these incidents are linked and enquiries are ongoing.

As the majority of the incidents in this series involve properties being entered by force rather than because of insecurities, police are urging members of the public to consider installing extra crime prevention measures such as CCTV, security lighting and doorbell cameras as a way to help make their properties more secure.

For further home security advice, visit http://www.suffolk.police.uk/advice/home-safety

Police believe these burglaries are linked and anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in these areas should contact Suffolk police by quoting the relevant crime reference numbers above

Email – [email protected]

Website – http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Phone – Call 101

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999