Vandalism and thefts in Downham Market

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Police in Downham Market were kept busy with a variety of incidents.

A warning has been issued about not leaving doors and windows open in the warm weather after a woman in Lancaster Crescent was burgled.

The victim went for a walk and left both the front and rear doors wide open. When she returned, she discovered her handbag was missing. This incident happened between 6pm on July 6 and 10.10am on July 7.

In Windsor Street, between June 21 at 5pm and July 4 at 5pm, items were stolen from a shed at the bottom of a garden.

A window was broken in a property on Railway Road between 10.40pm and 10.50pm on July 5.

A small heavy table from a train was thrown through the ground floor living room window on the house, which is directly on Railway Road. The occupants were upstairs in the house at the time and did not see or hear anyone in the area prior to the incident.

A seven-feet tall old black petrol pump, that is around 70 years old, was stolen from a private courtyard area off Bexwell Road. The theft happened between June 28 and June 30.

A BMX bike was also stolen from the rear of the Swan Hotel in Downham High Street between 9.30pm and 10pm on July 3.

• Anyone with information on any of these incidents should call Norfolk Police on 101.