Jewellery stolen during trio of Halloween burglaries in Whepstead, near Bury St Edmunds

Police are appealing for information after a series of burglaries. Picture: GETTY IMAGES

Police are appealing for information after a series of burglaries. Picture: GETTY IMAGES - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A series of Halloween burglaries in west Suffolk has seen homes damaged and jewellery stolen.

The burglaries all happened in Whepstead, near Bury St Edmunds, at some time between Tuesday, October 31, and the following morning.

The first happened in Tuffields Road, where the thieves forced a kitchen window and stole jewellery while the occupants were away overnight.

Another home in Tuffields Road was also broken in to through a kitchen window, which was smashed, It is thought items of jewellery were taken from the main bedroom before the offenders left through the conservatory.

A third property on Rede Road was broken into at some time between 2.25-5pm on October 31, when it was empty.


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The offenders forced open wooden doors before taking a diamond necklace, diamond stud earrings and a pair of diamond earrings with decorative gold surrounds.

Anyone with information should contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101, quoting crime reference numbers 37/70842/17, 37/70647/17 and 37/70639/17 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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