Great Cornard: Overnight raids target homes

Burglars target homes during weekend raids in Great Cornard

POLICE are warning residents to secure their homes after a series of break-ins over the weekend in west Suffolk.

Four homes in Great Cornard were targeted by thieves who made off with cash and expensive items including a car.

Between the hours of 10.30pm on Friday night and early the following morning burglars broke into a house in Kempson Drive by forcing open a door before stealing a purse, cash and keys to a red Mini Cooper Sport which was also stolen.

A police spokesman said the car, registration ET52 JVP, was last spotted driving in the Halstead and Rayne areas of Essex.


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Another two homes in Raleigh Road were broken into when doors were forced open. A purse was stolen from one of the houses and despite gaining entry to the other property nothing was stolen.

The final raid took place in Carson Drive where a wallet, cash, a laptop and a number of wrapped presents were snatched from a home.

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Anyone with information on the on these crimes should call DC Andy George at West Suffolk CID on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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