max temp: 13°C

min temp: 12°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Harwich: Burglars carry stolen 42in TV and Sky box through busy roads

17:47 12 February 2013

Stolen TV and Sky box carried through Harwich

Stolen TV and Sky box carried through Harwich


BURGLARS carried a 42in television and other electrical items for more than 200 yards along busy roads in Harwich.

Two men are believed to have carried the TV, a Sky box and a laptop in the area of Main Road, Barrack Lane, Beacon Hill Avenue, Park Road and may have used the Mayor’s Gardens before the items were abandoned in an alleyway between Park Road and Grafton Road.

The incident happened on Monday evening and a member of the public found the items and alerted the police.

Two men were arrested and a burglary was later discovered at a property in Beacon Hill Avenue.

It is thought that intruders broke into the property between 4.30pm and 7pm.

Anyone who saw a large flat screen TV and other items being carried through the town should contact DS Tim Coyles or his colleagues at Clacton CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Two men aged 28 and 37, and both from Harwich, were arrested on suspicion of burglary and were still in custody this evening.

1 comment

  • Come on !, you didn't really expect Harwich yobs burglars to have brains as well !!

    Report this comment


    Tuesday, February 12, 2013

John Lewis opened in Chelmsford last month

An Essex woman is calling on retailers to do more for larger women after feeling “worthless” during a recent trip to the new John Lewis store in Chelmsford.

The puppy had horrific injuries and vets were forced to put it down to end its suffering

An eight-week-old Jack Russell terrier suffering from devastating injuries was handed to vets in Braintree on Monday.

Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court

Magistrates’ courts could return to towns such as Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds, the police and crime commissioner has said, despite the Government shutting all but one of Suffolk’s summary courthouses last month.

A decision on banning dogs from the beach at Southwold has been put back

A decision on banning dogs from a Suffolk beach for most of the year has been further delayed – due to the volume of responses received during consultation.

Firefighters have issued a warning over fancy dress costumes being used for Halloween - these images show how quickly fire can spread. Image: Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

A video warning adults and children to take extra care this Halloween has this week been released by Essex firefighters.

William Emeny picks up his award from television presenter and meteorologist Sian Lloyd

A former Suffolk schoolboy turned teacher has been named top of his class.

Wondering if your house is also home to Casper the friendly ghost? Take this quiz and find out.

Most read

Great Days Out


Click here to view
the Great Days Out


Most commented


Show Job Lists


Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24