Two town centre stores targeted by thieves overnight

The Works, in Lowestoft, was raided by thieves overnight.

The Works, in Lowestoft, was raided by thieves overnight. - Credit: Jen Jones

Two town centre stores were targeted by thieves overnight.

Thieves attempted to enter Shoe Zone, on London Road North, in Lowestoft, overnight on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

After being unable to enter the store, despite removing the locks, they then targeted The Works, just doors away.

Thieves broke the lock but were unable to enter Shoe Zone, in Lowestoft, overnight.

Thieves broke the lock but were unable to enter Shoe Zone, in Lowestoft, overnight. - Credit: Jen Jones

A spokesperson for Suffolk Police said: "There was also a second report this morning of a burglary  at The Works on London Road North.

"Locks were broken and it is currently unclear what was taken."

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area during the night is urged to contact officers on 101, quoting CAD 50 of June 9.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.