Five war medals stolen from house in Victoria Street, Ipswich

Stock image of a burglar climbing over the garden wall of a house. Photo by Shout / Rex Features

Stock image of a burglar climbing over the garden wall of a house. Photo by Shout / Rex Features - Credit: Shout / Rex Features

War medals were stolen during a burglary in Ipswich last night.

The house in Victoria Street was burgled sometime between 4pm and 11.20pm, when five medals including a Burma Star, Atlantic Star, a War 1939-1945 medal and a Victory medal were stolen along with a wooden frame and a blue background.

Several pieces of camera equipment were also taken, including two black Nikon cameras (D7100 and D7000), along with three Nikon lenses, one Tokina lens, a Nikon speed light, six Nikon camera batteries, and four Cokin camera filters.

A Crumpler camera bag was also stolen, described as khaki green with a black strap, and bright yellow on the inside.

The burglar or burglars also took a silver and black Gerber multi-tool and a green Victorinox swiss army knife.


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A silver Apple Macbook Pro, which had a moustache sticker covering the Apple logo, was stolen, as well as a second silver laptop of unknown make and model and two portable black computer hard drives.

Police said it is not yet clear how the intruder or intruders entered the house.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Andrew Rowe on 101 quoting reference number IC/14/4860.

They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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