Shotguns and ammunition stolen in Debden house burglary

PUBLISHED: 15:38 14 December 2009 | UPDATED: 22:04 31 May 2010

SHOTGUNS and ammunition were among the items stolen during a £25,000 raid on a house near Debden, police have revealed. Burglars broke into the Purton End property between 8.45am and 4pm last Wednesday by forcing open a rear door. Others items which were

SHOTGUNS and ammunition were among the items stolen during a £25,000 raid on a house near Debden, police have revealed.

Burglars broke into the Purton End property between 8.45am and 4pm last Wednesday by forcing open a rear door. Others items which were stolen included jewellery and car keys.

DI Paul Lawson from Braintree CID said: "I would urge all licensed firearms holders to ensure that their security arrangements are appropriate."

Anyone who would like more information about keeping firearms secure should contact Uttlesford's crime reduction adviser Peter Caulfield on 0300 333 4444.

The incident follows a raid on a property in Butts Green, Clavering, in November when four shotguns, two boxes of ammunition and two cartridge belts were stolen.

Anyone with information should contact DI Lawson on 0300 333 4444.

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