Bury St Edmunds: Cash and mobile phone stolen as residents slept upstairs

Police have warned residents over the rise in telephone scams

Police have warned residents over the rise in telephone scams - Credit: Archant

A burglar stole a mobile phone and £80 cash while his victims lay asleep upstairs.

Residents at the property in Hospital Road, Bury St Edmunds were woken at about 2.30am this morning by a noise downstairs.

On going to investigate, they found a light had been switched on and a door left open.

The thief had gained entry to the house via an unlocked door and stole an HTC Wildfire mobile phone, as well as a purse containing £80 cash and a bank card.

Anyone with any information should contact the Bury St Edmunds Priority Crime Team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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