170316 – Hollesley Bay prisoner absconds

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded. Officers where contacted on Thursday 17 March, shortly after 11.45am reporting that 35-year-old John Drury was missing.  He was last seen at 10.45am. Drury is described as a white man, approximately 5’10” tall, slight […]

170316 – Council Tax scams

The following is a Police Connect message. Beware – Scammers About! Local people are being urged to be on their guard, following reports of suspected scams in the area. Councils have just sent out their Council Tax bills to local residents. Now there have been a report of someone being called by a scammer claiming […]

100316 Suffolk Local Policing Review – Meet your new Locality Inspector

The following is a Police Connect message. The new model for policing in Suffolk will be launched on Monday 4th April.  The re-designed model has been agreed as a result of the Suffolk Local Policing Review, and will enable the Constabulary to respond to the changing nature of crime, with resources located according to demand. […]

100316 – Police dog handler to hold live web chat

The following is a Police Connect message.   A police dog handler will hold a live web chat this afternoon (Thursday 10 March) giving members of the public the chance to ask questions about the role. Sgt Lou Foulds, from the Norfolk and Suffolk Dog Section, will be online between 2pm and 3pm and available […]

160216 – Appeal following fatal collision – Martlesham

The following is a Police Connect message. Police investigating following a fatal collision on the A12 at Martlesham on Thursday are appealing for the driver of a slate grey 4×4 vehicle to come forward.   A 20-month-old girl died in Addenbrookes hospital on Friday following the collision that happened on the southbound dual-carriageway, between the […]

250116 Suffolk Chief Constable & PCC to hold live web chat this week

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Constabulary’s Chief Constable, Gareth Wilson and Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore, will be holding a live ‘web chat’ with members of the public on Thursday 28th January. Between 6pm and 7:30pm Mr Wilson and Mr Passmore will be online and available to answer any questions about […]

180116 Campaign to Raise Awareness of 101 police number

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Constabulary is supporting a Home Office campaign reminding the public that they should call 101 if they need to contact their local police for non-emergency issues. More than three quarters of 999 calls received by the police are for non-emergencies, such as people reporting crimes that are […]

37/11416/16 criminal damage to vehicles in Knodishall

The following is a Police Connect message. Officers are appealing for witnesses following criminal damage to four vehicles which took place at a premises on Leiston Road, Knodishall. Three vehicles were damaged between 6pm Friday 8 January and 10am on Saturday 9 January. One other vehicle was damaged sometime between 6pm Wednesday 16 December and 11am on […]

37/23319/15 – Appeal to locate stolen watch valued at £25k – Ipswich

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for information in relation to a stolen watch from Ipswich. Between Thursday 24 to Friday 25 December 2015, a watch was found to be missing from within a property in Brettenham Crescent. The watch is a Franck Muller ‘Cortez 10000 H SC Conquistador’ with a […]

040116 Police are urging extra vigilance when using bank cards

The following is a Police Connect message. Officers are seeing an increased number of thefts in Suffolk, mainly targeting older people, in which their bank cards are stolen and then fraudulently used. Offenders are known to use a variety of methods including ‘shoulder surfing’; standing close enough to the victim to identify their PIN number […]