Suffolk

Four arrested over a string of shop thefts in Ipswich

Four people from Ipswich have been arrested in connection with a string of shop thefts in the town.

A man, 27, held on suspicion of money laundering and a woman, 20, arrested on suspicion of theft and money laundering have been released on police bail.

A 38-year-old woman, who was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods, was released with no further action.

A 20-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of money laundering and has also been released on police bail.

Suffolk Police said they recovered a number of stolen items during searches of five properties in a major operation on Wednesday.

Earlier this month there were seven break-ins at shops in Ipswich within a five-day period.

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