Search

FREE GoGoDragon! stickers in today's EDP and Evening News!

Click here

Burglars scared off by occupants as properties targeted

09:13 07 February 2014

Archant © 2009

Burglars were chased off from one home and tampered with security lighting at two others after targeting properties in a Mildenhall street.

shares

Offenders gained entry to two homes in Heathland Way overnight between February 4 and the following day.

In one of the incidents, at 3.15am, the occupants of the house were disturbed and challenged the intruder, who fled out of the back door and round the side of the house to the front.

The victim ran to the front door and saw the suspect climb over a fence into College Heath Road, before running away into the housing estate opposite.

In the other break-in, a house was entered via an insecure downstairs window, but nothing is believed to have been stolen.

Police are linking the burglaries to two other incidents in the street, which saw two other householders reported that security lighting had been tampered with and damaged.

The burglar has been described as being white, around 5ft 9in, of medium build with a black beard or heavy stubble. He spoke with an English accent.

Anyone with information can call Bury St Edmunds Priority Crime Team on 101.

shares

0 comments

Most Read

Featured Pages

Most Commented

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 11°C

Listen to the latest weather forecast

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the EDP
digital edition

Subscribe

Broads Outdoor Festival

cover

Enjoy the Broads
Outdoor Festival
digital edition

Read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Enjoy the Eating Out
in the Broads
digital edition

Read

Great Days Out

cover

Enjoy the Great Days
Out digital edition

Read

Get Into Summer

cover

Enjoy the Get Into
Summer digital edition

Read