Raiders steal plasma screens

AN internationally renowned company has been left counting the costs after raiders broke into their warehouse and stole thousands of pounds worth of high quality electrical equipment.

AN internationally renowned company has been left counting the costs after raiders broke into their warehouse and stole thousands of pounds worth of high quality electrical equipment.

Detectives have launched an investigation after expensive plasma television screens and projectors were stolen from Anders & Kern in James Carter Road, Mildenhall.

Police have revealed they believe someone in the busy industrial estate could hold the key to finding the offenders.

A Suffolk police spokesman said the raiders broke into the purpose built showroom and then drove a vehicle into the warehouse and loaded it with a large quantity of screens and projectors.


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The spokesman said: "At this stage, we do not know how many were stolen or how much they are worth but is thought to be several thousands of pounds.

"This is quite a busy estate and we believe someone might have witnessed some suspicious activity or a suspicious vehicle in the days or weeks leading up to the offence."

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Part of the German-based TA Group and formed more than 20 years ago, Anders & Kern is one of the leading suppliers of presentation equipment in Europe.

Their portfolio includes high quality plasma screens and home cinema products, overhead projectors and projection screens worth thousands of pounds. No one from the company was available for comment yesterday .

Police are warning the public to be on the look out and inform them if they are offered such items for sale following the raid between 8pm on Friday and 9am on Saturday .

The spokesman added: "If anyone is offered plasma screens or projectors for sale at a cheap price or if they saw any suspicious activity, we would urge them to contact Suffolk police."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Simon Bendallat Mildenhall CID on 01284 774100 or call Crimestoppers on freephone 0800 555 111.

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