Police investigating spate of burglaries across south Norfolk

Police are investigating a spate of burglaries across south Norfolk.
Police are investigating a spate of burglaries across south Norfolk.

Police are investigating a spate of burglaries across the south Norfolk area, including incidents in Diss, Tibenham and Starston.

The most recent incident happened on Monday, July 6 at Railway Hill in Starston between 9am and 3.40pm when an unknown number of offenders broke into a property after forcing open a ground floor window with a spade taken from the garden. An iPad and a Kindle was stolen after the property was ransacked.

Meanwhile, an iPad and jewellery were stolen from a property in Church Road in Tibenham on Thursday, June 25, between 9.05am and 4.25pm.

The address was broken into by smashing a window before an untidy search was carried out. Food was strewn across the floor in the kitchen and glasses, saucepans and utensils were also moved about.

Overnight on Wednesday, June 24, intruders entered an address in Pristow Green Lane in Tibenham where a garden tool was used to smash a window as well as two outbuildings.

Various items have been stolen included three cycles, tools and a set of keys. Damage has also been caused inside the property, with furniture including sofas, chairs and pictures, being slashed.

And on Wednesday, June 24, a house in The Heywood in Diss was broken into. Ladders were used from the garden to access the roof.

Cash and Euros have been taken along with an iPod, iPhone and some jewellery.

Police are urging residents to be vigilant and report anything which appears suspicious or out of the ordinary. Officers are also keen to hear from anyone with information about the recent incidents, which are believed to be linked, or has information about the stolen property.

Witnesses should contact Det Con Dan Rayner at Thetford CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.