Air pistol and rifles among items stolen during burglary at Beccles business

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Police are appealing for witnesses. - Credit: IAN BURT

Police are appealing for information after an air pistol and two air rifles were stolen from a business in Beccles.

The burglary happened in Common Lane between May 12 and Monday and the building was broken into through the main door.

Once inside the offender/offenders then broke into a strong box type cabinet where several items were stolen including an air pistol, two 177 calibre air rifles, telescopic sights and a stand, shooting mats, six pairs of shooting gloves, a telescope, a wooden clock, sheets of plywood and a mug.

Some of stolen items were later recovered from inside a den that had been made using some of the plywood sheets at a nearby sports field.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious around the area, has any information about the stolen items or information about who took them should call PC Richard Warne on 101 quoting reference BE/14/573, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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