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Laptops, jewellery and cash stolen from village homes




Laptops, jewellery and cash were among items stolen during a spate of village burglaries on Monday.

Properties in Ousden, Wickhambrook and Stansfield were targeted, with entry having been gained through a window.

In Ousden sometime between 7.45am and 5.30pm when a kitchen window was forced open and a laptop, Paul Smith gold-coloured cowboy cufflinks, a small St Christophers necklace, a Mont Blanc pen and a quantity of cash.

Properties in Ousden, Wickhambrook and Stansfield were targeted, with entry having been gained through a window.
Properties in Ousden, Wickhambrook and Stansfield were targeted, with entry having been gained through a window.

Between 10am and 3.30pm a house in Genesis Green, Wickhambrook, had a ground floor window forced open and a number of items of jewellery stolen including a gold bracelet, ring and chain.

The third burglary happened in Stansfield, between 3.45pm and 4.45pm in Stansfield's Lower Street when a window was forced open and a black safe, containing personal documents and cash, a silver Acer laptop, a Tissot V8 watch, and a Nixon Super Rover watch were stolen.

A Suffolk Police spokesman urged people to be vigilant and said: "Officers are investigating links between these burglaries and are asking anybody who saw anything suspicious or an unusual vehicle at the times above to contact West CID, quoting reference 24735/20for Ousden, 24728/20 for Wickhambrook, or 24733/20 for Stansfield."