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Bury St Edmunds residents urged to review their security after spate of attempted burglaries on Marham Park




Police have urged residents to check security at their property following a spate of attempted burglaries in Bury St Edmunds.

The five incidents were on Marham Park in the early hours of Saturday and a man was captured on CCTV.

In one incident in Redwood Drive at 3.55am, a homeowner was woken up by the sound of a door opening, found the front door slightly open and saw a silhouette of a person through the glass.

Police are investigating a spate of attempted burglaries on Marham Park in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: Mark Westley
Police are investigating a spate of attempted burglaries on Marham Park in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: Mark Westley

The homeowner shouted at the intruder who ran away.

In two incidents in Wexford Way, a man was captured on a security camera trying to open a garage door at 3am and 3.10am.

A man was also seen on a security camera trying to open a front door in Windell Drive at 3.39am.

An attempt was also made to get into a shed in a back garden in Myrtlewood Road.

Anyone with any information about these incidents is asked to contact Suffolk Police quoting reference numbers 37/9765/21 (Redwood Drive), 37/9804/21 and 37/9834/21 (Wexford Way), 37/9825/21 (Windell Drive) and 37/9999/21 (Myrtlewood Road).

Visit www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

For security advice, visit www.suffolk.police.uk/advice/crime-prevention-z

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