Cash machine targeted at Aldi in north Suffolk

Thieves targeted the Aldi supermarket in  Millennium Way, Lowestoft Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Thieves targeted the Aldi supermarket in Millennium Way, Lowestoft Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


Burglars attempted to break into a north Suffolk supermarket by forcing the door open with a crowbar.

Officers were called to reports that two people were attempting to get into Aldi, in Millennium Way, Lowestoft, around 2.45am this morning.

Police units arrived at the scene withing five minutes but the offenders ran off in the direction of the fields behind the store.

No entry was gained to the supermarket.

A black Peugeot 207 was left abandoned in front of the entrance and there was a large heavy duty cable attached to the back of the car.

Due to the presence of the cable, police believe the offenders were targeting the cash machine inside the store.

Suffolk police said the vehicle was stolen from a car park in Quebec Road, Norwich, between Sunday, May 6, and Tuesday, May 8.

It was using number plates which were stolen from a Peugeot 308 overnight between Sunday, May 13, and Monday, May 14, which had been parked in London Road, Beccles.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information about this incident, is asked to contact East CID at Lowestoft Police Station on 101, quoting reference 37379/18.

Alternatively people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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