Driver believed to have slept as 600 View Sonic 22-inch LCD televisions worth £62k were stolen from parked lorry on the A14 at Haughley

Police are currently making their way to the scene of the reported incident on the A14.

Police are currently making their way to the scene of the reported incident on the A14. - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of television worth about £62,000 have been reported stolen from a parked lorry while the driver is said to have been asleep in his cab.

The theft is alleged to have happened at the Haughley lay-by of the westbound A14 between 7.30pm on Tuesday and 5.30am the following morning.

Offenders are said to have forced entry to the lorry, which is understood to belong to a Norfolk firm based in the Great Yarmouth area. They stole 600 View Sonic 22-inch LCD television from inside the trailer.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call Dc Jon Chaplan on 101. Alternatively telephone Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Last week police in Bury St Edmunds asked the public for help after £66,000 worth of jumpers made by a well-known clothing brand were stolen off a lorry in another theft which happened only a few miles away in an A14 layby.

Between 6.55pm Monday, December 15, and 5am Tuesday, December, 16 the HGV parked in a layby on the A14 Bury St Edmunds-bound at Risby was broken into.

A number of boxes of Superdry Orange Label jumpers were stolen to the value of £66,000.

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