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Sproughton: Two held in suspected counterfeit goods raid by Trading Standards Officers and police

14:06 03 March 2014

A man and a woman have been arrested today after Suffolk Trading Standards officers and police raided a property in Sproughton.

A spokesman for Suffolk Trading Standards said the pair are suspected of selling bootlegged goods.

Around 150 counterfeit items of clothing and footwear have been seized following today’s swoop.

In addition officers have said approximately 50 counterfeit dvds and cds have been found.

They have been taken to the police investigation centre at Martlesham police headquarters for questioning.

The arrests came after a search warrant was executed at a suspected counterfeiter’s address.

Both suspects are aged in their 30s. It is understood the man is already on bail after being suspected of similar officers.

The man and woman have been arrested under Trade Marks Act 1994, for the sale and possession of counterfeit goods. The trade marks seized today include Superdry, Hollister, Ralph Lauren, Nike & Ugg.

A fire at Autobreak salvage yard in the Hythe area of Colchester continues to smoke.

Residents living near to the scene of a scrapyard fire are being advised to keep their windows closed while emergency services deal with the blaze.

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An investigation has been launched after a woman reported being raped in Bury St Edmunds.

The Walton North site at Felixstowe where a Tesco superstore was rejected and land has now been put forward for 385 homes.

Community leaders have given their backing to proposals for 385 new houses, despite concern over the project’s “serious flaws” and fear the developers were “wriggling out” of building affordable homes.

Chilton Meadows Residential and Nursing Home.

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Suffolk Dog Day at Helmingham Hall.

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