Policing update:

Weekly crime summary 12 July 2016

We are continuing to see a trend of walk-in burglaries in the Great Yarmouth area. Police are keen to remind householders to make sure all doors and windows are locked overnight and when you go out. Remember to always Close it, Lock it and Check it and make sure your home is secure.

Please could you also share this message with your friends, family and neighbours to make sure that they don’t fall victim to this distressing crime.

We would urge you to remain vigilant to unusual activity around your property and those of your neighbours and if you see anything suspicious contact Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or dial 999 if you believe a crime is actually in progress.

Police appeal for information following two walk-in burglaries

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a walk-in burglary in Gorleston at the weekend.

The incident happened on Saturday 9 July between 3am and 6.30am when suspect(s) entered a property on Crab Lane through an insecure back door and stole a handbag from the kitchen. The bag contained a Radley purse, small amount of change, banks cards and keys.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area between the times stated.

Anyone with information should contact Det Con Laura Webb at Great Yarmouth CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The second incident happened in Almond Close between 3am and 6am on Saturday 9 July when suspect(s) entered a property via an insecure patio door before stealing cigarettes, a purse and a car key. The purse was dumped nearby with cards and cash missing.

Officers believe the incident could be linked to the burglary in Crab Lane and are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Det Con Gill Dawson at Great Yarmouth CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.