Firearms stolen from Suffolk house

AN investigation is underway after a shotgun and a rifle were stolen along with ammunition from a house in Suffolk.

Craig Robinson

AN investigation is underway after a shotgun and a rifle were stolen along with ammunition from a house in Suffolk.

The break-in happened at a property in Well Close Square, Framlingham, between 5pm on Saturday and 11.25pm on Sunday .

Police are appealing for information about the burglary and are especially keen to hear from anyone who may have seen a suspicious looking vehicle in the town around the time of the offence.


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An air rifle, a 42-inch plasma TV, a Nintendo Wii and a laptop computer were also taken from the same address.

Officers believe the incident may be linked to another break-in at business premises in Woodbridge Road, Framlingham, around 1.30am on Sunday.

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A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said the firearms were stored securely, separately from the ammunition as required by law.

She said no more details were available at this time but urged members of the public to report any suspicious activity.

“There have been several reports of suspicious vehicles in the area,” she said. “Framlingham is only a small town and we would urge anyone who thinks they might have information that could help us in our investigation to get in touch.”

Anyone in the area who may have seen anything suspicious should call Leiston CID on 01986 835300.

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