SUFFOLK — Suffolk County police are looking for information on a pair of incidents where young girls were approached by adult males in Needham Market and Redgrave, east of Bury St. Edmunds.
In the first incident on the morning of May 8 on High Street in Needham Market, a man offered to give a 10-year-old girl a ride to school, then attempted to steer her toward his vehicle when she refused, a news release from the constabulary reads.
The man was described as white, with gray hair, wearing a cowboy hat and a suit without a tie and driving a red car, according to the release.
On the same day at 4:20 p.m. on High Street in Redgrave, a man asked a 12-year-old girl to get into his car. She, too, refused and ran away. The man was described as white, with short dark hair and square-framed sunglasses, the release stated.
Anyone with information on the two incidents is asked to call police at 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.
Office equipment and other items stolen in BuryBURY ST. EDMUNDS — Burglars in Bury last week made off with a full office’s worth of equipment after they entered a building on Guildhall Street through a back window.
The thieves stole a variety of equipment including computers, monitors, phones and a digital camera, plus cash, stamps, jewelry and an iPod, according to the Suffolk County Constabulary.
The items were taken from a group of offices and are valued at a total of about 5,476 pounds ($10,952).
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Bury St. Edmunds police at 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.
Thieves target garage twice within weekHOLLYWELL ROW — Police have connected a pair of crimes in Hollywell Row, next to RAF Mildenhall, after the same garage was targeted by thieves twice in a week, according to a Suffolk County Constabulary report.
In the first incident, the suspects attempted to force open the garage door on The Street sometime between April 27 and May 1.
In a second attempt on the garage on the night of May 4, the burglars gained access to the garage and stole a Honda four-wheeler, helmet and toolbox, the report stated.
Calls in relation to the thefts should be made to police Constable Leah Driver at Mildenhall police, 01284 774 100.
Van owned by district council stolen, recovered in BuryMILDENHALL — A white van owned by the Forest Heath District Council and emblazoned with its old recycling logo — Cyril the Squirrel — was stolen and driven to Bury St. Edmunds on the weekend of May 5-7, where it was found last week, according to a Suffolk County Constabulary news release.
An attempt was also made to steal a second vehicle from the district vehicle depot over the same time period, the release stated.
Anyone with information on the incidents is asked to call police Constable David Cawdron at the Mildenhall police station at 01284 774 100 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.