Police are appealing for witnesses after a van was taken and a car theft thwarted on the same day.
A red Toyota Hiace, registration S343 STW, was stolen on Skates Hill, Glemsford, between 6pm and 8pm last Tuesday.
At 6.45pm on the same day, two men were seen entering a red Toyota in Kersey Avenue, Great Cornard.
The owner approached the men, who drove off in a black estate car towards Shawlands Estate.
The first man is described as white, of large build, aged in his 30s and around 5ft 5in tall. He was wearing a blue top.
The second man is described as white, of a similar age, around 5ft 8in tall and of thin build.