Crime Scene: Thieves break into offices, steal computers, camera
May 23, 2007
BURY ST. EDMUNDS — Authorities are searching for two offenders who are suspected of breaking into offices and stealing computers, monitors, laptops and a digital camera, according to a Suffolk Constabulary news release.
The incident occurred along Risbygate Street between 7:30 p.m. May 15 and 6:30 a.m. May 16, the release stated.
The first suspect is described as a white male wearing a light-colored top with dark hoops, light-colored trousers and white shoes. Another suspect is also described as a white male wearing light-colored trousers and white shoes but a dark-colored top.
Anyone with information on the break-ins may call Constable Anthony Orr at the Bury St. Edmunds Police Station on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Residents asked to keep eye out for stolen car in BrandonBRANDON — Police are asking people to keep a lookout for a red Rover that was stolen between May 12 and 16, according to a Suffolk Constabulary news release.
The Rover, registration L582OVC, was taken from a business car park along Wimbledon Avenue, the release said.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact Constable Stuart Nunn at Brandon Police on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police link robberies of seniors using ATMs in BuryBURY ST. EDMUNDS — Police have linked two recent robberies of elderly people using their ATM cards on Bury streets after each was accosted by a pair of Asian men in a similar manner, according to reports from the Suffolk County Constabulary.
In both cases, an elderly citizen was using the ATM when two men of Asian appearance came and stood on either side of them, speaking in a foreign language, gesticulating at the machine and pushing buttons.
In the first case, where an elderly woman was robbed, one of the men waved an envelope in her face, blocking her view of the machine momentarily, according to the report.
Both incidents took place on Abbeygate Street between 2 and 3 p.m. on May 15, the release stated.
Police describe the first suspect as Asian in appearance with a short beard in his early 30s. The other man, also Asian in appearance, is described as being in his early 20s with a moustache and goatee.
Anyone with information is asked to call Bury St. Edmunds police at 01284 774100.
Man asks to borrow cell phone from teenager, then steals itBURY ST. EDMUNDS — Police are looking for information in the theft of a cell phone from a teenager in Abbey Gardens, after a man asked to borrow the youth’s phone to send a text message, then walked away with the phone, a police report reads.
The incident took place about 4:45 p.m. May 12 in the popular tourist destination. The boy followed him, but was unable to retrieve the phone, the Suffolk County Constabulary release stated.
The suspect was described as Asian in appearance. He was wearing blue track suit pants and spoke Spanish into the phone, according to the release.
Anyone with information is asked to call Bury police at 01284 774100.