Theft from vehicles – Ipswich
Police are reminding vehicle owners to regularly review security measures, and always lock their vehicles and remove valuable items following a series of thefts from vehicles in Ipswich.
A number of incidents of thefts from vehicles have occurred in the past few days.
King Edward Road – between 9.30pm Sunday 11 October and 6.50am Monday 12 October. Entry to vehicle parked in road by smashing side window. Laptop computer stolen. Crime reference 37/59305/20
Rands Way – Monday 12 October between 1am and 12.30pm. Vehicle entered and Toshiba laptop removed. Crime reference 37/59402/20
Reynolds Road – entry to vehicle by smashing window sometime between 00.15am and 1.30pm Sunday 11 October. Loose change stolen. Crime reference 37/59267/20
Frampton Road – Saturday 10 October approximately 12 noon. Vehicle entered via unknown means. Documents and loose change stolen. Crime reference 37/59357/20
Belle Vue Road – between 11pm Sunday 11 October and 7.30am Monday 12 October. Entry was gained to a van parked in the road. Various power tools removed. Crime reference 37/59494/20
Springhurst Close – entry to a vehicle by smashing side window. A search was made, but nothing was stolen. This occurred sometime between 4pm Sunday 11th October and 3.30pm Monday 12th October. Crime reference 37/59400/20
Some simple crime prevention tips:
-Most thefts from cars are opportunist
-Don’t leave valuables on display
-Park in well lit places
-Lock all doors when the vehicle is unattended
Comprehensive security measures can be viewed via the Suffolk Police website - https://www.suffolk.police.uk/sites/suffolk/files/vehiclesecurity_0.pdf
Can you help?
If you have any information about these crimes please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime references above via -
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.