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Stolen Land Rover used in night-time ram raid in Suffolk village

PUBLISHED: 13:14 04 November 2019 | UPDATED: 13:14 04 November 2019

A stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANT

A stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANT

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A stolen Land Rover has been used in a ram raid which targeted the front of a SPAR shop in a village near Sudbury.

A stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANTA stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANT

The incident took place in the early hours of this morning in Glemsford where the vehicle was reversed into the front of the shop to gain access.

Officers were called at shortly at around 2.45am this morning to reports of the incident in Bells Lane and attended to find that the front of the shop has been smashed in.

The suspects used a blue Land Rover Defender with a white roof to reverse through the windows of the premises causing extensive damage to the front shop windows and metal shutters.

It is thought they fled the scene in a red Audi estate - the Land Rover was left in situ at the location.

A stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANTA stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANT

At this stage it is thought nothing was stolen in the incident and no-one was hurt.

Officers remained on scene for most of the morning working with the owners of the shop to clarify what happened and if anything was taken.

It is understood that the store will be closed until further notice. A notice has been placed in the front window of the store explained that it is shut and cars pulling into the car park are being directed to another shop close by.

A stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANTA stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANT

A stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANTA stolen Land Rover was used to smash through the front of a SPAR shop in Glemsford during an overnight ram raid. Picture: ARCHANT

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