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BRANDON — A child’s wheelchair was stolen from outside a residence in Brandon on the night of Feb. 2, according to a news release from the Suffolk County Constabulary.

The wheelchair is described as painted blue and having large wheels and a broken foot bar.

Police are asking that calls in relation to the theft be directed to police constable Stuart Nunn at 01284 774100.

Suffolk police issue burglary warningSUFFLOK — Suffolk police last week issued a plea to residents in the west end of the county, home to RAFs Lakenheath and Mildenhall, to take precautions against burglary in light of a pending release of three men in jail for similar crimes.

The three men, whose names were not provided in the bulletin, are due to be released from prison “over the next few weeks” and will be monitored by police.

Suffolk County Constabulary officials warned local residents to lock up in a news release issued Feb. 7.

“Suffolk remains a safe county, but any burglary is one too many,” said police Superintendent Jon Brighton in the release.

Police investigate windshield incidentBURY ST. EDMUNDS — An unidentified object smashed the windshield of a truck traveling on the A14 highway near Bury St. Edmunds on Feb. 7.

Police suspect the object was deliberately thrown at the vehicle, according to a news release from the Suffolk County Constabulary.

The driver was unhurt, and four youths were seen standing next to a wall near the Eastern Area Industrial Estate at the time of the suspected attack, according to the release.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who saw any suspicious individuals in the area at the time of the incident, which occurred about 1:45 p.m. Those with information are asked to call police at 01284 774100.

Auger, casing stolen out of Newmarket sewer systemNEWMARKET — Police are looking for information after a large auger and its metal casing used in the Newmarket sewer system were stolen sometime in the early morning of Feb. 7.

The auger is “extremely” heavy and would require several people to lift out of the wastewater system and a large vehicle to transport it, according to a news release from the Suffolk County Constabulary.

The auger was stolen from Fordham Road sometime between 4:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.

Police are asking anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the area to contact police constable Dave Osterburg at 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555111.


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