221118 Police officer cold caller scam

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are urging residents to be vigilant to cold callers claiming to be police officers following two incidents in the east of the county.      On Monday 12 November an elderly female victim in Lowestoft received a call on from someone claiming to be a Colchester based […]

201118- Theft from vehicles – Tunstall

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are reminding motorists to remove belongings from their vehicles and to ensure they are locked after two vehicles were broken into at locations in Tunstall Forest area.  On Sunday 18 November between 9.30am and 11am two vehicles were broken into.  Windows were smashed to gain entry.  A […]

191118 Renewed appeal to trace prisoner – Hollesley Bay

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are renewing appeals to trace a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has been missing since Friday 9th November. Gerry Sergeant, aged 61, was due to return to the prison at 8pm on Friday 9 November, after being released on temporary licence to attend a work placement in Bury St […]

141118 – Darsham – A12 Currently Closed in both directions

The following is a Police Connect message. A man has died following a single-vehicle road traffic incident in Darsham.   Police were called by the Ambulance Service at 10.35am this morning, Wednesday 14 December, reporting that a white Ford Transit van had left the road on the A12, around 50 metres south of the level […]

141118 – Theft of Fuel – Butley

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are urging residents and businesses to be vigilant in respect to security especially those living in rural locations.   This follows the theft of approximately 300 litres of red diesel fuel stolen from an agricultural bowser located in a field in a rural location near Butley.  The […]

121118 – Hollesley Bay absconder – Gerry Sergeant

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded. Gerry Sergeant, aged 61, was reported missing to police after being due back at the prison at 8pm last Friday 9  November. He was due back on his motorcycle from a work placement he […]

091118 Communities urged to secure their homes & vehicles this autumn

The following is a Police Connect message. Members of the public are being urged to increase their vigilance around home and vehicle security this autumn. This reminder comes following a number of break-ins reported in the west and south of the county over the last month. Dark evenings can provide the perfect cover for burglars but by carrying […]

091118 Recruitment drop-in events for volunteer special constables

The following is a Police Connect message. Volunteers who want to make a difference in the county are being encouraged to join the ranks of Suffolk’s Special Constabulary.  The county has around 200 special constables who volunteer their time to assist the regular police force in keeping Suffolk safe. Becoming a special constable is a […]

081118 Two sentenced after ram raid series across Eastern region

The following is a Police Connect message. The following message is sent on behalf of Bedfordshire Police –   Two men are beginning sentences today after pleading guilty to being involved in a series of ram raids across the eastern region, stealing cash machines containing almost £300,000.   Tony Smith, 19, of Schole Road, Willingham, […]

051118 Missing person appeal – Gisleham – FOUND

The following is a Police Connect message. Police can confirm that a 30-year-old missing man from Gisleham has been found. Scott Head was found safe yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 6 November. Officers would like to thank the public and media for their assistance with this appeal. . Help us keep our communities safe. Police advice on a variety of […]