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Ipswich: Thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes and alcohol stolen from convenience store

PUBLISHED: 10:26 29 July 2014 | UPDATED: 14:26 29 July 2014

Sixteen motorists were caught speeding in two hours.

Sixteen motorists were caught speeding in two hours.

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Around £7,000 worth of cigarettes, alcohol and cash were stolen from a store in Upper Orwell Street.

The incident happened on Monday at around 2.20am. Offenders forced entry to the premises and stole around £6,000 of a variety of cigarettes, about £1,000 of alcohol, a Toshiba laptop and an amount of cash.

The offenders are described as of an “average build” and dressed in all dark coloured clothing.

Anyone with information relating to this crime should contact Ipswich police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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