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 […]

070916 Preventing catalytic converter thefts

The following is a Police Connect message. During Metal Theft Awareness Week (5 -12 September) Suffolk Constabulary is reminding the public to be alert to the crime of catalytic converter theft from their vehicles. Recently officers have seen commercial premises being targeted and catalytic converters stolen. In one particular case vehicles were parked in an […]

070916 Communities reminded to be alert to metal thieves

The following is a Police Connect message. Heritage Crime/Metal Theft Awareness Week (5 -12 September) is an opportunity to remind the public to be alert to this type of crime in their communities. In the past, Suffolk has seen a rise in metal thefts, including the theft of lead from churches.  Whilst police in the […]

100816 Participants needed to test prototype Online Crime Reporting website

The following is a Police Connect message. Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies are looking for participants to help test a new prototype Online Crime Reporting website. The website is still in development and in order to help make improvements we will be hosting a User Experience session to gain your feedback. The session will be held […]

260716 Never leave an open invite

The following is a Police Connect message. Now that the warmer weather at last seems to have made an appearance, there will be a tendency to leave windows open at home to let the breeze in. Be aware however, that open windows can be seen as an opportunity for burglars. Please ensure that when going to […]

250716 – Meet the Chief Constable and PCC on their tour of the county

The following is a Police Connect message. Chief Constable Gareth Wilson and Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Tim Passmore will be going ‘on tour’ again this year, visiting town centres across the county. Throughout the summer holiday period, the Chief and PCC will set up base within towns across Suffolk and will be available for […]

210716 – Door-step fish sellers

The following is a Police Connect message. Residents are being warned by Suffolk Trading Standards to be aware of door-to-door fish sellers who are currently calling on households in the county, most recently in the IP2 area. The trading standards team are asking people to watch out for unfamiliar traders trying to make a quick […]

Doorstep Trader Warning

The following is a Police Connect message. This message is being broadcasted on behalf of Suffolk Trading Standards We’ve received a couple of notifications from Norfolk Trading Standards that rogue traders have been calling at doors in locations close to the Suffolk border.  There have been reports of pressure washing and tree surgery doorstep traders […]

130716 Prepare for Latitude

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are reminding motorists there may be delays on the A12 at Henham as Latitude 2016 gets underway and are urging those visiting the festival to take crime reduction measures. This year’s Latitude festival takes place from this Thursday 14, to Sunday, 17 July, and Thursday afternoon is […]

37-42931-16 Cold caller fraud attempt

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are warning people about a recent phone scam in which a Felixstowe resident was asked to purchase iTunes vouchers in order to receive a PPI (payment protection insurance) refund. The victim received a telephone cold call a couple of months ago where the caller said they […]