Pair arrested in connection with burglary incidents resulting in the theft of three vehicles

Two people have been arrested in connection with burglary incidents in Mid Suffolk where three vehicles were stolen – two of which have since been recovered.

The four offences all occurred overnight between Tuesday, June 15, and yesterday morning, Wednesday, June 16, occurring in Thornham Parva, Stowmarket, Barham and Claydon.

Between 10pm and 6am entry was gained to the utility room of a property in Thornham Parva. The keys to a metallic grey Volkswagen Transporter van were stolen and the vehicle was then taken from off the driveway. It has since been recovered in Ipswich this afternoon (Thursday, June 17).

The keys to a silver Volkswagen Golf were stolen from a house in Turner Road, Stowmarket, with the car then taken from the driveway. This vehicle has since been located today in Claydon.

The third incident involved entry being gained to a property in Thornhill Road, Barham, where the keys to a beige Skoda Fabia were taken and the car was then stolen from off the driveway.

This vehicle has not yet been found and officers are appealing for help to locate it. The registration number is: AV67 WTX.

The final crime took place in St Peter’s Close, Claydon, where at around 1.30am an attempt was made to open the door of a property. No entry was gained in this instance.

Yesterday evening, officers arrested a 23-year-old man from the Stowmarket area and a 20-year-old man from Norwich in connection with these offences. They were taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where they currently remain for questioning.

Detectives are appealing for any witnesses to these crimes, or anyone who may have seen a Skoda Fabia as described above.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South CID at Landmark House in Ipswich, quoting reference: 31984/21.

Website – www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Email – Damian.Richer@suffolk.pnn.police.uk

Phone – Call 101

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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