Suffolk: Thieves steal 150 Christmas trees

THIEVES have stolen 150 Christmas trees from a forest park close to the Suffolk/Norfolk border.

The theft took place at the High Lodge site at Santon Downham in Thetford Forest.

The trees, which were ready to be sold, were taken sometime overnight between Saturday and yesterday.

Last night it was not clear exactly how the trees were stolen or how many people were involved.

However, police said they were keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.


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Nobody from the Forestry Commission, which manages Thetford Forest, was available to comment on the theft last night.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Suffolk police officers on 01473 613500. Alternatively, they could contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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