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Appeal after man knocks teenage boy off bike in Lavenham

A man knocked a teenage boy off of his bike in an unprovoked assault in Lavenham earlier this month, leading to a police appeal for witnesses.

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CCTV footage captured the theft of logs from Long Melford County Park.

‘Opportunist thief’ steals bags of logs from Long Melford Country Park

A volunteer at Long Melford Country Park has voiced his anger at the “disgraceful behaviour” of thieves who were filmed stealing wood, following the latest in a series of incidents over the last few months.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Glemsford man denies charge of making indecent imagery

A man from Glemsford has denied making an indecent photograph of a child.

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Suffolk PCC Tim Passmore  and roads policing officer PC Paul Fletcher with a giant drug wipe replica

Suffolk puts cash into drug driving fight

Suffolk Police has stepped up its drug driving campaign with a £120,000 investment in drug wipes.

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Family frustrated at police response to hit-and-run in Polstead

The son of a 52-year-old woman, who was struck by a car that left her unconscious on the roadside, has voiced his anger at what he believes was an inadequate police response to the incident.

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Chappel man jailed for 18 months after assaulting wife

An Essex man has been jailed for 18 months, after he admitted to assault and engaging in coercive and controlling behaviour towards his wife.

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The Co-op in Great Cornard was damaged in a failed ram raid on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Photo credit: Mike Dawson.

Great Cornard Co-op damaged in failed ram raid

The Co-op in Great Cornard sustained significant damage following a failed ram raid last night — the third store to be targeted in the Suffolk Free Press area in just over a month.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Bures man with history of breaching court orders jailed for swearing at neighbour

A south Suffolk man, who has a lengthy history of breaching his restraining orders, has been jailed this week, after he admitted to swearing at a neighbour.

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Masked man armed with hammer robs shop in Earls Colne

A police appeal for witnesses has been launched, after a masked man armed with a hammer robbed a shop in Earls Colne.

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Halstead man caught with indecent images of children given suspended jail term

A Halstead man, who was caught with indecent images of children in his home, has avoided jail time, after his sentence was suspended for one year.

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Valuables worth at least £100,000 stolen in Gosfield burglary

Valuables totalling at least £100,000 in worth were stolen during a major burglary in Essex earlier this month, prompting a police appeal to determine their whereabouts.

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Chainsaw and TV among items stolen in Great Cornard burglary

Chainsaw and TV among items stolen in Great Cornard burglary

Burglars stole various items following a break-in at a Great Cornard property at the end of last week, resulting in an appeal for information.

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UPDATE: Man arrested following fatal Long Melford crash released from custody

A man who was arrested in connection with a fatal collision in Long Melford yesterday has been released from police custody.

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Man dies and another man arrested after car crash in Long Melford

A man has died and two other people were injured after a car crashed into a wall in Long Melford earlier today — resulting in another man being arrested in relation to the collision.

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Ram raiders steal cash machine after smashing into Halstead Co-op

Ram raiders fled with a cash machine after smashing into the Co-operative store in Halstead in the early hours of this morning.

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Burglars steal safe from business in Sudbury

Burglars stole a safe following a break-in at a business in Sudbury at the end of last week, resulting in a police appeal for witnesses.

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A man has been arrested following an incident in Beyton last night

Two men arrested in connection with serious assault in Sudbury

A pair of men have been arrested and bailed in connection with a serious assault which occurred in Sudbury at the weekend.

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Ram raiders rip cash machine from Long Melford Co-op

A scene of devastation was left at the Co-operative store in Long Melford early this morning, after ram raiders ripped a cash machine from the wall.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Burglar who stole £15,000 of property in Hartest jailed for five years

Valuable paintings and furniture being stored at a house in Hartest before new owners moved in were stolen in a burglary, a court heard.

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Peter the tortoise was stolen from a home in Parkwood Drive, Sudbury, between October 23 and October 24, 2017.

Sudbury family appeals for help to find stolen pet tortoise

A Sudbury woman is appealing for information after her pet tortoise was believed to have been stolen last week.

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