140917 Warning over telephone scam in Suffolk

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are warning members of the public to be vigilant after a woman in Suffolk was targeted by telephone scammers. On Friday 8 September, a woman from Ipswich, received a telephone call from a man, saying he was a police officer and that he was investigating a fraud […]

280817 UPDATE Motorcyclist named in fatal collision – Blundeston

The following is a Police Connect message. A 37-year-old motorcycle rider, who died following a two vehicle road traffic collision in Blundeston, has been formally named as Nigel Last, of Aldeby near Beccles. Police were called by the East of England Ambulance Service around 11:35am, Monday 28 August, to reports a motorcycle had been in […]

280817 Motorcyclist in fatal collision – Blundeston

The following is a Police Connect message. A motorcyclist has died following a two-vehicle collision in Blundeston. Police were called by the East of England Ambulance Service around 11:35am Monday 28 August, to reports a motorcycle had been in collision with a Vauxhall Corsa on the A47 Yarmouth Road, near the Market Lane junction. Despite the […]

Suffolk Police targeting speeding drivers

The following is a Police Connect message. Police in Suffolk will be targeting speeding drivers as part of a week-long enforcement campaign. Officers will be speaking with drivers during the campaign; aiming to highlight dangers of speeding and the consequences that driving above the limit can have through education and enforcement. The Europe-wide campaign, co-ordinated […]

Prisoner absconds from Hollesley Bay

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded. Bernard McDonagh, aged 32, was reported missing to police yesterday, Wednesday 16 August, after he was absent from a roll call. He is serving a four-year sentence for burglary and theft offences. McDonagh is […]

160817 Operation Sceptre – results from a successful week of action

The following is a Police Connect message. Operation Sceptre, the national week of action against knife crime, took place between Monday 17 to Sunday 23 July and was proactively supported by Suffolk Constabulary. The operation aims to highlight the risks that carrying a bladed weapon can bring, as well as targeting offenders who use and […]

140817 – Hare Coursing rural location Deben Ward

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing to rural communities to be extra vigilant following reports of hare coursing in a rural location near Woodbridge.   The incident occurred Thursday 10 August, 1.12pm on land near the coast.  Three males and two dogs (similar to Lurchers) were seen.  Vehicle registrations suggested these […]

090817 – Home Security when you are away on holiday

The following is a Police Connect message. Crime reduction advice in order to reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime when you are away on holiday   Use timer switches to turn on some lights when it gets dark   Remember to secure windows (use locks, and do not leave keys in locks), […]

080817 – Communities asked to be alert to lead thieves

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are calling on local communities to help tackle incidents of lead theft from churches.  The advice follows reports of attempted theft in Ipswich and Woodbridge in recent weeks; however there are concerns that some incidents are not being reported which limits the Constabulary’s ability to take […]

080717 – Six reports of doorstep crime Monday 7 August 2017

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are urging residents to remain vigilant following incidents of doorstep crime in the Saxmundham, Leiston and Beccles areas. Police have received six reports yesterday, Monday 7 August, of rogue traders cold calling residents and demanding cash to repair alleged electricity faults. There have been reports of […]