Police Witness Appeal Following Burglary in Beccles

    The residential area of Beccles where the incident took place.

    ​​​​​​​Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Beccles in which two air rifles were stolen.

    Officers were first called at 12.57pm on Tuesday 14th May, when a member of the public reported suspicious activity in Rigbourne Hill, Beccles before receiving a further call reporting a burglary in progress at an address in the same street. It was initially reported that a firearm was stolen during the burglary, which has now been clarified as two air rifles, as well as an Xbox games console.

    Two suspects were seen to leave the address. The first suspect is described as a white male, wearing dark-coloured trousers, a dark/navy blue jumper, a black baseball cap and black trainers. The second is described as a white male, wearing a hooded jumper with a white top half and blue bottom half with black sleeves, blue shorts and white trainers with black socks. He was seen pushing an orange bicycle.

    Officers including members of the Roads and Armed Policing Team attended the incident and two air rifles were subsequently located by police.

    No arrests have been made at this time, while the investigation remains ongoing.

    Reassurance patrols have been carried out and residents will continue to see an increased police presence in the area. 

    Anyone with CCTV, a video doorbell, or who has a dash-camera and was driving in the area around the times stated, is asked to review their footage for anything that may support the investigation. Anyone with information following the burglary is asked to contact East CID at Lowestoft Police Station, quoting reference: 37/26778/24, via: Website – https://www.suffolk.police.uk/tell-us


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