Thieves target six homes across Breckland and west Norfolk during the weekend

Jewellery, silverware and money were stolen after thieves targeted six homes in just three days over the weekend.

Between 10.40am and 2.10pm on Saturday a shed and house on Southlands, Swaffham, were broken into and jewellery, silverware and money was stolen.

On the same day, between 11.30pm and 5pm, the thieves broke into a house on Princes Street, Swaffham, and stole a watch and more money.

Jewellery was taken from a house on Hill Road, Middleton, between 10am and 5.55pm also on Saturday.

A property in Ingoldisthorpe was broken into on the same day and more jewellery was stolen.


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Three men were disturbed at a house on Shipdham Road, Dereham, between 12.20pm and 12.25pm yesterday. A patio door had been smashed and jewellery was taken.

Another home in Dereham was targeted between Friday afternoon and Saturday evening when cash and jewellery were stolen.

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Three suspicious men were seen in Swaffham on Saturday afternoon. They were in a silver Ford Mondeo-type car at around 1pm.

One of the men called at a house on Southlands but when there was no reply they drove off along the Cley road. The man is described as having dark blond short hair, of medium build, around 6 foot tall, in his 30s and was wearing jeans and a T-shirt.

The men who were disturbed in Shipdham Road, Dereham, are described as white, of medium build, 5 foot 10 or 11 inches tall and wearing blue jeans and a light grey hooded jumper, white, of slim build, 5 foot 8 or 9 inches tall with dark brown floppy hair and wearing a white T-shirt, dark trousers and a black or navy blue sweatshirt, and white, of medium build, 5 foot 10 or 11 inches tall with dark brown short hair and wearing blue jeans and a grey hooded jumper

A blue Honda was seen turning around in Holland Court, Dereham, around the time of this burglary.

Anyone with information about the burglaries or witnesses should call Thetford CID, for the Breckland offences, or King's Lynn CID, for the west Norfolk offences, on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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