Cavendish: Warning to landowners as outbuildings broken into

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Buildings in a Suffolk village have been targeted in a spate of burglaries.

The burglaries occurred overnight between Tuesday June 18 and the next day in Cavendish, near Sudbury.

Two properties in High Street and a further couple in Melford Road were hit.

The first incident in High Street saw a garage window smashed to gain entry with offenders stealing items including a 16 inch bar chainsaw, a strimmer, a Black & Decker jigsaw and a cordless Bosch drill.

The total value of the items is estimated to be £750.


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In the other burglary in High Street, an enclosed port in the back garden was entered and a lock and chain securing a lawn mower to a post was cut.

The lawn mower was then dragged across the garden about six metres, where it was left.

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In Melford Road, the first property targeted saw the lock to a shed door cut and a red Honda petrol lawnmower valued at £750, a yellow Ryobi hedge trimmer worth £120 and a jerrycan of fuel stolen.

The final incident, also in Melford Road, involved an unsuccessful attempt to break into a shed, damaging the door in the process. The lock to the gate had been forced to gain entry to the garden.

Anyone with information should call police on 101. Or alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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