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One tonne of batteries stolen following break-ins at business premises in Great Waldingfield

Approximately one tonne of batteries were stolen from business premises in Great Waldingfield, following a number of break-ins last week.

The first incident occurred in Acton on Thursday, when a John Deere tractor was stolen, but later abandoned, after the offenders failed in their attempt to force open gates of an industrial business.

In the second burglary, which took place in the early hours of Friday morning, an Atlas digger was stolen from a business premises at Great Waldingfield.

Police have issued an appeal (stock image) (39922623)
Police have issued an appeal (stock image) (39922623)

That same morning, offenders cut padlocks to gain entry to business premises in Great Waldingfield and stole a tonne of batteries, before using what is believed to be the same Atlas digger to force their way out of the premises, causing damage to the main gates.

Anybody who has information about any of these incidents is asked to get in touch with Suffolk Police by calling 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

For the burglary in Acton, quote the incident reference number 37/52926/20.

For the break-ins at Great Waldingfield, quote the crime reference number 37/52891/20.

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