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Burglars raid family business to steal £1,500 from till

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Burglars raid family business to steal £1,500 from till

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Sunday, 10 July 2022

Suffolk Constabulary

A family-run farm shop just outside Beccles was raided by thieves who stole £1,500 from the till.

The owners of Maisebrooke Farm Shop have urged other local businesses not to become complacent after thieves smashed a lock at the rear of the building to enter the shop.

The burglary happened sometime between 11pm on Thursday, July 7, and 4am the following morning on Friday, July 8, after suspects forced entry to the farm shop

Jo, 40, and David Lay, 39, woke up to find their till smashed open with over £1,500 stolen.

Mr Lay spoke out about the incident in a bid to raise awareness and warn other rural businesses in the local area.

He said: "In the countryside we feel invincible and can become complacent.

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