Working together to recognise Modern Slavery

The following is a Police Connect message. Working together to recognise modern slavery in Norfolk and Suffolk will be the main focus at a special conference later this week. Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies are hosting the event on Thursday 25 May to enhance their work with partners and organisations in order to tackle modern slavery […]

18052017 – Hollesley Bay absconder recaptured

The following is a Police Connect message. A Hollesley Bay prisoner who absconded this morning, Thursday 18 May, has been recaptured. James Fryer, 29, who is serving an indeterminate sentence for robbery and receiving stolen goods, was reported as missing following a roll call at 8am. He was detained by police in the Sutton area […]

18052017 – Hollesley Bay absconder

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who absconded this morning.   Police were contacted by the prison just before 9:10am today, Thursday 18 May, reporting that 29-year-old James Fryer was missing following a roll call at 8am.   Fryer is serving an […]

Ransomware Cyber Attack

The following is a Police Connect message. This message is being broadcast on behalf of Action Fraud   Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert urging both […]

090517 Search to continue at Milton landfill

The following is a Police Connect message. Search work at the Milton landfill site will continue for at least a further week as the hunt for missing Corrie McKeague continues.   Officers have now cleared well over 3,100 tonnes of waste on the site and have completed work on searching the cell that was originally identified. […]

Rogues Selling Chainsaws

The following is a Police Connect message.       This message is being broadcast on behalf of Suffolk Trading Standards   We’ve had many reports of traders going door to door across the County offering to sell chainsaws and generators.  Reports have been received in Ipswich, Stowmarket and Beccles.  Please be especially cautious of […]

030517 Week of action to target knife crime

The following is a Police Connect message. ‘Think before you act’ is the message from Suffolk Police to those who carry bladed weapons.   Operation Sceptre, the national week of action against knife crime, is an opportunity to highlight the risks that carrying a bladed weapon can bring as well as targeting offenders who use and […]

180417 Renewed appeal to trace woman following fraud

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Police are appealing for help from residents in Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire to trace a woman who officers would like to speak to in connection with a fraud where £12,500 was stolen from a bank account. A woman went to one branch of a bank to request […]

100417 – Avoid a spring break in

The following is a Police Connect message. As the days become longer and warmer with the promise of summer, Suffolk Police are reminding residents to protect their homes against opportunistic thieves. Warmer weather can bring with it offenders on the look-out for lapses in security, such as open doors and windows, particularly when valuables are […]

070317 Man given suspended sentence for indecent assaults

The following is a Police Connect message. A 68-year-old man has been given a 15-month suspended sentence after being found guilty of two counts of indecent assault on a young girl, dating back to the late 1970s.  Frederick Thirtle, from Ellough, appeared at Ipswich Crown Court on Friday, 3 March, for sentencing after he was […]