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 […]

Unlicensed Music Events

The following is a Police Connect message.     31 December 2015   Suffolk Constabulary is issuing a robust reminder to anyone planning to organise an illegal rave in the county ahead of the New Year bank holiday.   The Constabulary is re-iterating previous warnings that officers will be adopting a zero tolerance approach, clamping […]

211215 Wanted appeal – Frederick Senior

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are issuing an appeal to trace a 51-year-old man who is wanted.   Frederick Senior is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the conditions of his licence.   He is described as being white, around 5ft 8inches tall, of a stocky build, having short dark brown hair and tattoos […]

211215 Home security at Christmas

The following is a Police Connect message. Police in Suffolk and Norfolk are asking residents across both counties to give the ‘gift of safety’ this Christmas, by looking out for vulnerable relatives and neighbours, in addition to thinking about their own home security. At this time of year some people may feel more vulnerable as […]

211215 PCC urges farmers to take heed of scam alert to protect EU grant payments

The following is a Police Connect message. Farmers are being warned to be extremely wary of any suspicious calls, texts or emails as fraudsters specifically target the agricultural sector when EU grant payments begin to arrive in bank accounts next month.   From December, farmers start to receive large funds through the Basic Payment Scheme […]

141215 Police launch Christmas Campaign and ask everyone to give the ‘gift of sa

The following is a Police Connect message. Residents across Suffolk are being urged to consider vulnerable people this Christmas and help give the ‘gift of safety’ to their friends and family, neighbours and colleagues.   Over the weeks leading up to Christmas, police are asking people to work with them to help keep our communities […]

081215 Warning about distraction thefts in Suffolk

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are issuing another warning for the public to be vigilant about distraction thefts, especially in supermarket car parks, in the run up to Christmas. Two incidents have taken place in the car park of Sainsbury’s supermarket, Hadleigh Road, Ipswich. The first happened on Monday 9 November […]