Couple threatened in burglary at flat in Lowestoft


Three armed men threatened a couple during a burglary at a flat in Suffolk.

Police said a 26-year-old man returned to his home in the London Road South area of Lowestoft at 2200 BST on Tuesday to find the men in the property' s communal hallway.

They took him into his flat and threatened him and his 22-year-old girlfriend with what appeared to be a crowbar, a knife and a baseball bat.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The men, who were all wearing balaclavas, stole two games consoles, a laptop computer, mobile phones, CDs and DVDs and left towards Clifton Road.

Tattoo on neck

A balaclava and CDs were found in Clifton Road a short time later, police said.

One of the men was about 6ft (1.83m) tall, of medium to stocky build, with a shaved, close cropped or bald head and tattoo on the back of his neck.

He was wearing a dark top or jacket.

Another is about 5ft 7in (1.7m) tall with a large stomach. He was wearing a navy polo shirt under a dark jacket and dark blue jeans.

The third was about 6ft (1.83m) tall, slim, and wore a navy blue hooded top and blue jeans.

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