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 […]

37-52004-17 straw stack damage – farm safety

The following is a Police Connect message. With the harvest season underway Suffolk Police are warning of the dangers of climbing on straw stacks awaiting collection from fields. At approximately 3.50pm on Saturday 29th July 2017 youths were seen climbing on a large straw stack on a farm in Hinderclay.  The youths also cut the bindings […]

Suffolk SAFEKey Summer Message

The following is a Police Connect message. Dear Police Connect Member The summer holidays are upon us, and as a valued member of Police Connect, we wish to remind you of the Constabulary’s ‘Suffolk SAFEKey’ key fob recovery and keyholder database service; that protects your keys in the UK and the EU as well as […]

010817 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. Mark Heanan, aged 30, was reported missing to police this evening, Tuesday 1 August, after he was absent from a roll call at 5pm. He is serving an indeterminate sentence for wounding with intent […]

010817 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. Mark Heanan, aged 30, was reported missing to police this evening, Tuesday 1 August, after he was absent from a roll call at 5pm. He is serving an indeterminate sentence for wounding with intent […]

37-49554-17 Stowupland – theft of horse tack

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a rural property in Thorney Green area, Stowupland on Wednesday 19th July 2017.  Offender(s) forcibly entered a stable block and stole a brown leather saddle and bridle.  If you have any information or witnessed suspicious people or vehicles […]