Garages at homes in a coastal town were targeted during early morning raids.

Police are seeking witnesses and are appealing for information in connection with two separate attempted garage burglaries in Lowestoft.

At sometime between 10am on Friday, May 24 and 1.40pm on Sunday, May 26 a garage at a home on Highland Way, Lowestoft was damaged.

A police spokesman said: "An attempt was made to gain entry to a garage located at the end of a rear garden, which was damaged when an unknown person or persons pulled up and bent the garage door. 

"No entry was gained."  

A garage was also targeted in an attempted burglary at a home on Cranesbill Road, Pakefield.

A police spokesman said: "During the hours of darkness at approximately 3.30am on Saturday, May 25, a group of unknown youths attempted to gain entry to a garage by trying the door handle.

"All doors were locked and no entry was gained.

"Can you help?"

If you have any information about either of these attempted burglaries, please contact Suffolk police quoting crime reference numbers 37/29476/24 or 37/29380/24 via 101.