Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 16°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Bury St Edmunds: Thirteen cars have windscreens smashed in overnight attack

12:24 06 March 2014

Two men have been arrested after 13 cars had their windows smashed in Bury St Edmunds.

shares

Overnight between Monday March 3 and Tuesday March 4, vehicles in Barwell Road, The Vinefields, Minden Close, Honey Hill and Eastgate Street were all targeted. In addition, four buildings in Cannon Street and Crown Street also had their windows smashed.

Police are also investigating a number of thefts of badges from cars over the past month, which they believe may be linked to the above offences.

A 19-year-old man from Bury was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to a vehicle in relation to six of the above incidents, and also on suspicion of two criminal damage offences to buildings, and one theft of a badge from a Vauxhall Corsa on Thursday 27 February 27. A 19-year-old man from Haverhill was also arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to a vehicle in respect of one of the above incidents occurring in Barwell Road.

Both men have been bailed to return to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre on Wednesday 7 May pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to contact PC Ashley Purt at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101, quoting reference number BU/14/582, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

shares

0 comments

Police are investigating

Essex Police are investigating after silver-plated cutlery and an imitation Rolex watch were stolen from the house in Fennes Road.

The scene of the collision on the A1088 at Honington.

Dr Ronak Patel, aged 33 of Ixworth, died following a collision between a lorry and the Volkswagen Golf he was driving this morning.

Ipswich Magistrates Court in Elm Street.

A dishonest driver has admitted filling up with petrol on 14 occasions at garages across Suffolk and Essex but failing to pay for his fuel.

An 82-year-old woman who died after a collision in Little Wigborough near Colchester last month has been named as Jean Wilcox.

An 82-year-old woman who died after a collision in Little Wigborough near Colchester last month has been named as Jean Wilcox.

Ipswich Magistrates Court in Elm Street.

A Mothercare shop worker had admitted stealing childcare and maternity items worth nearly £12,500 and selling a stolen pushchair to a police officer.

Ipswich Crown Court

A robber who broke into an Ipswich flat before threatening the occupant with a kitchen knife has been jailed.

Hare coursing (stock photo)

Four men and a teenage boy arrested in connection with hare coursing in Suffolk have been charged, police have said.

Wayne Leech and Mark Ripper with soap star Gemma Atkinson at the Slimming World Man of the Year awards

Two Suffolk men have shed a total of more than 21st in little over a year – and been named among the country’s top male slimmers for 2015.

Rural crime has been falling in Suffolk and across East Anglia.

New figures show a significant fall in the level of rural crime across the region – but there are significant differences between Suffolk and Essex.

An 
Abellio Greater Anglia train.

The number of trains run by Abellio Greater Anglia that arrive on time has fallen again.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages