051016 Special Constabulary event – Ipswich

The following is a Police Connect message. New volunteers are actively being sought to join the ranks of Suffolk’s Special Constabulary. The county has over 200 Special Constables who regularly volunteer their time to assist the regular police force in keeping Suffolk safe. The Special Constabulary is on the look-out for committed recruits who are […]

051016 More than 150 motorists fail to belt-up

The following is a Police Connect message. More than 150 people were dealt with for not wearing a seatbelt during a week-long enforcement campaign in Norfolk and Suffolk. Officers from the joint roads policing unit carried out checks on motorists and their passengers as part of the Europe-wide TISPOL seatbelt enforcement initiative held between 12 […]

051016 A12 – Serious collision update

The following is a Police Connect message. The A12 is closed following a serious collision near the Dunwich junction. Police were called around 8.20am this morning, Wednesday 5 October, to reports of a collision between a police motorcycle and a Nissan X-Trail car. The motorcyclist, an officer from the Suffolk and Norfolk roads policing unit, […]

Aldeburgh – Serious sexual assault

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for witnesses following a report of a serious sexual assault of a young woman in Aldeburgh. On Friday 30 September, the victim left the Railway Pub in Aldeburgh at approximately 10pm and was walking along Leiston Road alone when she was approached by an unknown […]

300916 Rogue Traders Reported in Suffolk

The following is a Police Connect message. ** The following message is being circulated on behalf of Suffolk Trading Standards** Rogue Doorstep Traders reported in Stowmarket – Elderly resident, agreed to have garden work carried out after being approached at the door by a garden landscape company. No cancellation rights were given, and the price […]

280916 Be alert for rogue traders

The following is a Police Connect message. Officers are urging people to be vigilant following recent reports of rogue traders in the Somersham and Little Blakenham areas. Residents are being encouraged to be on the lookout for doorstep rogue traders who may offer garden maintenance services, such as lawn cutting and hedge trimming, and then […]

160916 Computer Tech Support Scam

The following is a Police Connect message. **This message is being sent on behalf of Suffolk Trading Standards** We received details this week of a resident in Suffolk who lost £3000 after being duped by bogus tech support callers. Working from home on her work laptop, the victim allowed the scammer remote access which provided […]

130916 – Stolen tractor – Essex

The following is a Police Connect message. A blue New Holland tractor- registration number EU13 HDH, was stolen last week from Stondon Massey, Brentwood, valued at £60,000.00. It is CESAR Marked 73AH3Y. The tractor is similar to the one on the attached image; however the unit is distinctive as it has a Union Jack above […]

140916 Safer Neighbourhood Team newsletters

The following is a Police Connect message. The latest edition of your local Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) newsletter is now available to view on the Suffolk Constabulary website www.suffolk.police.uk. Your local SNT works to keep the community safe and address any issues of concern.  To keep you updated on the work they are carrying out […]

140916 suspected illegal immigrants update – coast line security

The following is a Police Connect message. An investigation is underway after police were called to reports of suspected illegal immigrants being brought into Suffolk from the water at Bawdsey.   Police were called shortly after 6:30pm Saturday 10th September, by a member of the public reporting that a yacht had brought a number of people […]