Burglars steal fishing equipment in Lowestoft

Fishing equipment was stolen during two burglaries in Lowestoft over the weekend.Items including a bundle of rods, tripods, bite alarms, a green tent and grey and orange waterproof clothing were stolen after someone broke into a shed in the back garden of a home in Stradbroke Road between 3.

Fishing equipment was stolen during two burglaries in Lowestoft over the weekend.

Items including a bundle of rods, tripods, bite alarms, a green tent and grey and orange waterproof clothing were stolen after someone broke into a shed in the back garden of a home in Stradbroke Road between 3.30pm and 6.10pm on Friday.

Police need to trace a man - described as white, around 5ft 9ins to 5ft 10ins tall and holding a mobile phone - who was seen in an alleyway in the area just after 6pm.

In another incident, equipment including a landing net, reels, rods and a green rod holdall were taken after someone broke into a garage at the back of a home in Carlton Road between 3pm on Saturday and 1.30pm on Sunday.

Anyone with information about either burglary should contact Lowestoft police on 01986 835300.

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