Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 5°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Clacton: Arrests made in connection with burglary which happened while occupant was in

15:16 19 January 2014

Burglary in Clacton

Burglary in Clacton

Archant

Two men have been arrested in connection with a police investigation into a burglary which happened while a older woman was at home.

shares

The break-in happened in Arnold Road, Clacton, at about 1.30pm yesterday.

The occupant, who is in her 70s, was having a bath when she heard a loud crash from downstairs. She dressed and went to investigate and saw a hand reaching through a smashed window. She shouted and the two suspects ran off.

She told detectives that one man was in dark clothing, was wearing glasses and had short hair. The second man had light brown or gingery hair in a ponytail.

Officers now want to hear from anyone in the Uplands Road, Park Way, Coan Avenue, West Road or West Avenue areas who might have seen the men hanging around or running away.

They especially want to hear from any residents whose home CCTV cameras might have recorded the suspects.

Anyone who can help should contact Dc Andy Dodd at Clacton CID on 101.

Two men, aged 31 and 39 and both from the Clacton area, have been arrested in connection with the investigation.

shares
Armed robbery in Sudbury

A man has been arrested following an armed robbery at a shop in Ballingdon Street in Sudbury this afternoon.

Shirley Ison may have made a fatal error which caused her car to collide with a tree

Driver error is believed to be the cause of a road accident in which a woman was killed, it was ruled this week.

Easter fun at Kesgrave Library. Tabitha and Sebastion Degiorgio.

Eggs – chocolate and real ones – were on everyone’s minds as a library held a family event to mark the Easter season.

Extra trains for ITFC Fans

Extra train services have been arranged for Ipswich Town fans on Good Friday.

Hagon pleaded guilty to a charge of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court on Tuesday, March 31 to two years and eight months imprisonment and disqualified from driving for five years, after which he must take an extended test, Essex Police said.

A driver has been jailed for two years and eight months following a serious collision in High Garrett, near Braintree.

Planners have refused homes on vacant land at Felixstowe's Haven Exchange site.

Proposals for 61 homes near the Port of Felixstowe have been refused because of the need to keep as much employment land available as possible.

Chelmsford Crown Court

A woman has been left permanently disabled after a driver who had taken a cocktail of drink and drugs smashed into her car.

April Fool

It is hard to trust anything you are told today - because it seems everyone is trying to catch you out with an April Fool.

Mark Bee has pushed to ensure better broadband is brought to Suffolk.

Suffolk County Council leader Mark Bee last night insisted he wants to continue playing “an active role” in politics in Suffolk, as he announced he would quit his role next month.

Louise Waplington with husband Martyn, son Leon and daughter Annabelle

For one London Marathon runner this year her son is all the inspiration she needs.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages