Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 6°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ipswich: Gold & Silver Buyers release CCTV images and ask for help to catch £4,000 jewellery raid suspects

12:19 03 May 2014

A tray of rings worth £4,000 was stolen during a distraction burglary at Gold & Silver Buyers in Upper Brook Street at around 4.30pm on Thursday.

A tray of rings worth £4,000 was stolen during a distraction burglary at Gold & Silver Buyers in Upper Brook Street at around 4.30pm on Thursday.

Archant

Staff at a town centre jewellers in Ipswich targeted by thieves have released CCTV images of the two female suspects in a bid to bring them to justice.

shares

A tray of rings worth £4,000 was stolen during a distraction burglary at Gold & Silver Buyers in Upper Brook Street at around 4.30pm on Thursday.

See the CCTV images here.

The items were taken from a cabinet by a woman while her female accomplice distracted a shop assistant.

Rebecca Newcombe, director at the independent jewellers, has released CCTV images of the two female suspects in an attempt to help people identify the pair.

“It was obviously a bit of a blow,” she said.

“We have stepped up security measures and hope people recognise the two women.”

The first woman is described as being aged between late 50s and early 60s, around 5ft 6ins, had brown coloured hair tied back, had a number of gold teeth, was of a large build and was wearing a blue cardigan, floral patterned top, long denim skirt, black leather open-toed sandals and red socks. She was holding a small handbag.

The second woman is described as being aged in her late 20 to early 30s, around 5ft 6ins tall, of a large build, had dark hair tied back, two gold front teeth and was wearing a white cardigan, dark-coloured trousers and was carrying a large handbag.

Witnesses or people with information relating to this incident are urged to call police on 101.

shares
Paul Heiney filming for Secret Rivers in his Candaian-style canoe that has been stolen

Broadcaster Paul Heiney has made an appeal for thieves who stole one of his favourite boats from a Suffolk harbour to have a conscience and return it.

Photo issued by the National Crime Agency of fugitive Paul Monk, who featured on the UK's most wanted list on suspicion of drug trafficking, who has been captured in Alicante.

A fugitive on the UK’s most wanted list allegedly linked to a Colchester drugs haul has been arrested in Spain.

Stabbing in Farrow Close Leiston

Police are still piecing together two incidents in Leiston last night in which a 16-year-old boy and a man were both stabbed.

Abbie Hunter

As the sun blazes down to raise temperatures to the mid 20s, I am thinking about sport., says Abbie Hunter.

Cavendish.

“True democracy” is coming to a west Suffolk parish after 42 years, with villagers set to decide the Cavendish ward’s first ever contested St Edmundsbury Borough election.

Police are searching for Jai Stead

Police are searching for a man wanted on suspicion of robbery and failing to appear in court.

Paul Rous, of Bruisyard Hall, has launched a tech startup venture with Mark Pearson

A Suffolk entrepreneur has teamed up with a top technology investor, who made millions from a website he created with just £300, to help finance new ideas.

Ipswich Crown Court.

A former economics teacher and businesswoman from Woodbridge will be sentenced later this month after being convicted of a £21,000 benefit fraud.

Across the country on May 8 beacons will be lit to mark the day when the Second World War in Europe finally came to an end.

Opening of last year's Alde Valley Spring Festival at Alde Valley Farm, Great Glemham

A seasonal celebration showcasing the work of artists, designers and food producers gets under way on a Suffolk farm this weekend.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages