Police hunt thieves who replaced working iPhones with dummy models across Norfolk

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A number of Carphone Warehouse stores across Norfolk have been targeted by thieves by replacing working phones with dummy models.

Police are now appealing for information after four incidents, including one in Mere Street, Diss, on Saturday, January 24, between 2.25pm and 2.30pm. On each occasion two men entered the store and stole two working iPhones, and replacing them with non-working dummy handsets.

Both men are believed to be in their twenties. The first man is described as being around 6ft tall, white and having a short dark beard. He is described as wearing a bobble hat, a long coat and blue trousers, while the second man is described as being around 5ft 8in tall with a thin build, dirty blonde short hair and wearing dark clothes and shoes.

Stores in King’s Lynn, Dereham and Great Yarmouth were also targeted on that day, while a similar theft also happened at the store in Market Gates Shopping Centre in Great Yarmouth between January 19 and January 24.

Call police on 101.