Concrete block thrown through window during early morning burglary attempt

Breckland Way, Lowestoft. Photo: Google.

Breckland Way, Lowestoft. Photo: Google. - Credit: Archant

A concrete block was thrown through a window during an attempted burglary in Lowestoft.

The attempted break-in took place during the early hours of Saturday, September 1, in Breckland Way.

The residents were initially woken by a loud band on their front door about 1.30am but when they looked outside they could not see anything.

At around 2.35am they were again woken by a loud bang, this time accompanied by the sound of smashing glass.

A piece of concrete had been used to break a glass panel next to the front door.

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Finally at 3.40am the exterior security light came on and the occupants saw a man standing on their front lawn.

He ran off towards Crestview Drive when he realised he had been spotted.

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The suspect is white, about 5ft 8in tall, and of slim build. He was wearing a woolly hat and a dark-coloured three-quarter length coat.

Information to East CID at Lowestoft Police Station on 101 quoting reference 50144/18.

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