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Walk-in burglaries in King’s Lynn and Downham Market

Police are investigating after a burglary in Three Score, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Archant.

Police are investigating after a burglary in Three Score, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Archant.

Detectives are warning householders not to make it easy for thieves after two walk-in burglaries.

The first incident happened between 10pm on Wednesday, April, 12 and 5am the following day. A property in Caxton Court in Kings Lynn was entered and a wallet stolen from within.

The second incident happened between 1pm and 3pm on Saturday, April 15, on the Retreat Estate in Downham Market. The victim was in her back garden and had left the front door unlocked. A entered the property and stole a bag containing phones, keys and a purse.

Det Con Chris Parnham, said: “I am not currently treating these crimes as linked but they demonstrate a common MO. I would urge home owners to think about their home security by locking their doors if venturing into the garden or going to bed.”

Anyone who saw anything suspicious or has any information, should contact Det Con Parnham on 101.

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