Guns, vehicles, TVs and games stolen in burglary near Wisbech

Police are appealing for information after guns, vehicles and other valuables were stolen in a break-in over the weekend. Police are appealing for information after guns, vehicles and other valuables were stolen in a break-in over the weekend.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
5:16 PM

Shotguns, a car, a pick-up, TVs and games consoles were stolen during a burglary near Wisbech.

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Police say the break-in happened between 8pm on Friday and shortly before 12.30am on Saturday at a property in Walpole Bank.

A suspect or suspects broke into the house after forcing a front door before carrying out an untidy search.

A number of shotguns, two TVs, a Sony Playstation 3, Nintentdo Wii and a surround sound system were stolen.

Two vehicles, a Jaguar XF and an Isuzu pick-up were also stolen from the house and later found burnt out in Cambridgeshire.

Firefighters were called to two separate incidents within half an hour of each other in Wisbech and Tydd St Giles.

At 11.15pm, a crew from Wisbech was called to Knowles Yard, Burrett Road, Wisbech. A pick-up truck was well alight in an orchard and firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish it.

At 11.45pm, a crew from Wisbech and a crew from Long Sutton were called to Cross Drove, Tydd St Giles. A car was well alight and firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish it.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or noticed anything suspicious in the area between the times stated.

Witnesses should contact Det Con Carl Ritchie at King’s Lynn CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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