Diss burglaries are linked by police

Detectives are appealing for information after a robbery in Norwich.

Detectives are appealing for information after a robbery in Norwich. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

Detectives are urging residents in Diss to be vigilant after three burglaries were linked by police.

The first burglary happened between 10am on Friday on 10am on Monday in Roydon Road when a house was entered after a rear kitchen window was forced.

A limited search has been carried out with about £10 in cash stolen.

The second offence happened at a nearby property in Brewers Green Lane between midday on Sunday and 9.45am on Monday when intruders broke into a house after forcing open the front door.

Police say rooms upstairs appear to have been searched although it is not clear at this stage whether anything has been stolen.

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The third linked break-in saw a second property targeted in Roydon Road between 12.30pm on Friday and 9.45am on Monday.

An attempt was made to break in by tampering with the patio door handle, causing damage. Attempts were also made to force the padlock on the shed, although no access was gained to either.

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Investigating officer, Det Con Lisa Cook, said: 'We are linking these incidents and believe it's more likely they would have been carried out between lunchtime on Sunday and Monday morning.

'I'm keen to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything out of the ordinary in the area during this time and I would continue to urge residents to be vigilant.'

Witnesses should contact Det Con Cook at Thetford CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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