PUBLISHED: 05:45 18 September 2018 Jake Foxford Police would like to speak to these two individuals in connection to the burglary of a Lloyds Pharmacy in Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich. Picture: SUFFFOLK POLICE Archant Police are appealing to speak to two individuals in connection with the burglary of an Ipswich chemist. Two people used a garden spade to smash a glass pane in the door of Lloyds Pharmacy in Hawthorn Drive.Once inside, medication and a quantity of cosmetics were stolen.The incident occurred between 10.50pm and 11pm on September 1.Police are also linking this incident to two other recent burglaries at the pharmacy.The most recent incident occurred between 2.20am and 2.35am on September 7.It is believed an offender forced entry by throwing a paving slab through the front door of the business.A third incident took place shortly before 1.30am on August 27 when an unknown person forced entry by smashing glass in the front door.It is believed perfume and … [Read more...] about Can you help Ipswich police speak to these two people in connection to a burglary?
PUBLISHED: 11:50 13 September 2018 | UPDATED: 12:50 13 September 2018 Andrew Hirst The car was first noticed in Meredith Road before it sped off towards Nowich Road Picture: GOOGLE Google The uninsured driver who sparked a late night police chase in Ipswich before crashing into a parked car and fleeing on foot is still at large, police have confirmed. People living in Richmond Road contacted this newspaper on Tuesday night, after awaking to the sound of sirens and a car crash.MORE: ‘Get on the ground’ – Dramatic police chase sees two detainedThe following morning, Suffolk police’s control room confirmed that an occupant of a vehicle involved in a routine stop had fled the scene.It was initially thought that both of the car’s occupants had been detained – one at the scene and one nearby.Police have since confirmed that the driver was not caught and remains at large.“While out on patrol in Meredith Road, officers … [Read more...] about Uninsured driver who sparked late night Ipswich police chase remains at large
PUBLISHED: 13:11 16 April 2018 | UPDATED: 13:49 16 April 2018 Police are investigating an incident of suspected arson and criminal damage at the Moto Works yard in Ipswich. Picture: MILON MIAH Archant An Ipswich takeaway delivery company are offering a £200 reward for information after one of its scooters was stolen and set on fire and four more were damaged. Police are investigating an incident of suspected arson and criminal damage at the Moto Works yard in Ipswich. Picture: MILON MIAH Staff from Takeaway Taxi arrived at the Moto Works yard on Stoke Hall Road, where they stored the bikes, at 8am on Saturday, April 14, to find four of its scooters had been pushed over and damaged. A fifth bike, a Yamaha, was missing and, after searching the yard, was discovered burnt out. Despite the disruption, the company has managed to keep the business open and operating as normal. Milon Miah, operations manager for Takeaway Taxi, said: “All the bikes had been pushed over and all … [Read more...] about Ipswich takeaway delivery company offer £200 reward for information after suspected arson attack
PUBLISHED: 16:28 05 April 2018 | UPDATED: 16:28 05 April 2018 Fircroft Road, Ipswich. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS Archant Burglars were disturbed by a person sleeping on a sofa following an break-in at a house in Ipswich. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place at a property in Fircroft Road between 11pm and midnight on Easter Monday. Suspects gained entry to the semi-detached home by using an implement on a locked UPVC door. While inside, they were disturbed by a sleeping resident on a sofa in a living room within an annex on the side of the main house and fled. Nothing was stolen in the incident. Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or has knowledge of the incident should contact Ipswich CID on 101, quoting crime reference 37/17929/18 or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. … [Read more...] about Burglars disturbed by person sleeping on sofa after Ipswich break-in
PUBLISHED: 19:01 05 April 2018 | UPDATED: 20:28 05 April 2018 Police and the Bomb Disposal Unit investigate reports of an unexploded hand grenade on Portman Road in Ipswich. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant The bomb squad have been called following the discovery of a suspected unexploded World War Two hand grenade in Ipswich. Police and the Bomb Disposal Unit investigate reports of an unexploded hand grenade on Portman Road in Ipswich. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Terry Atkins, the wife of the Rector of St Matthews church, was digging in her garden at the new rectory this afternoon when she discovered a pineapple-shaped metal object among the mud. She said she didn’t know what to make of it at first. “I was digging in the garden because I wanted to plant something and there was all sorts of bricks coming up,” she said. “It was over by the fence. The family took this photo of the pinapple shaped metal object unearthed in their garden. Picture: REV NICK … [Read more...] about Vicar’s wife discovers suspected WW2 grenade while digging in garden in Ipswich