Ashby: Teenagers bailed after medals stolen from home of war veteran on day of his funeral
- Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011
THREE teenagers have been bailed in connection with stealing five Second World War medals from the home of a veteran soldier on the day of his funeral.
The burglary happened in Ashby, near Lowestoft on Thursday. The teenagers – a 19-year-old man and two 16-year-old boys – were arrested after police were called to reports of suspicious behaviour in Corton Road in Lowestoft.
The three were detained on suspicion of burglary after it was found a home in Corton Road had been broken into.
After searches they were also arrested in connection with the Ashby burglary and a garage burglary in Royal Avenue, where pedal cycles were stolen. After the arrests all five medals were found on the doorstep of the burgled home in Ashby.
The teens were bailed to return to police on June 7, pending further enquiries.