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Theft from vehicles – Ipswich

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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 -  

Can you help?
If you have any information about these crimes please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime references above via -
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Phone – Call 101 
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.