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Ipswich: Charity shop shut after overnight raid

14:10 26 January 2013

The Age UK store in Carr Street was closed after an overnight raid.

The Age UK store in Carr Street was closed after an overnight raid.

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One of the largest charity shops in Suffolk was forced to close on Saturday after an overnight raid by burglars.

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The Age UK furniture and household store is in the former Co-op department store premises in Carr Street.

The raid was discovered by staff as they arrived to open up on Saturday – and meant they were not able to open the doors to the public.

A sign was put up in the door apologising for the fact that the store was not able to open on Saturday – however no one from Age UK was available to comment about the break-in.

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