Stowmarket: Suspected burglars removed from roof

Fire crews and police officers were called to help remove three suspected burglaries from the roof of a store in Stowmarket.

Crews were called to a store near Hughes Electrical in Ipswich Street at 2.22am today.

One fire engine from Stowmarket attended the incident and police officers were also called following reports of people on the store’s roof.

One woman made her own way down, while two men were removed by Police.

Fire crews stayed at the scene and helped police officers to access scaffolding and check the rest of the building.


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A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said: “Images from CCTV camera let us know there were suspicious people on scaffolding on the roof of a building.

“Officers attended and found that a shop was insecure. Enquiries were made to determine whether anything had been stolen.”

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No-one has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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