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Maldon pair arrested in Suffolk police investigation into string of ram raids

PUBLISHED: 17:05 14 February 2018 | UPDATED: 17:20 14 February 2018

Damage caused to the McColl's store in Trimley St Martin after a ram raid. Picture: ARCHANT

Damage caused to the McColl's store in Trimley St Martin after a ram raid. Picture: ARCHANT

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Police in Suffolk have arrested a pair from Essex in connection with five ram raids at convenience shops.

A ram raid has taken place on the Co-op at The Drift in, Great Cornard. Picture: ARCHANT A ram raid has taken place on the Co-op at The Drift in, Great Cornard. Picture: ARCHANT

A 29-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman, both from the Maldon area of Essex, were arrested on suspicion of burglary yesterday, in connection with five recent ram raids.

The five they were arrested in connection with were:

Police investigate the scene of a ram raid on the co-op in Lavenham.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Police investigate the scene of a ram raid on the co-op in Lavenham. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

• The Co-op in The Street, Rickinghall, on December 5

• The Co-op in The Drift, Great Cornard, on December 6

A vehicle has been reversed into the Co-op on Lavenham High Street. Picture: ARCHANT A vehicle has been reversed into the Co-op on Lavenham High Street. Picture: ARCHANT

• The Co-op Village Shop in High Street, Lavenham on December 21

• McColl’s in High Road, Trimley St Martin, on January 8

• The Co-operative Food store in High Street, Lavenham, on January 9

The pair were questioned and have since been released under investigation while the police investigation continues.

Anyone who has any information over any of the incidents should call police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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