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Stolen motorcycle torched in residential street

PUBLISHED: 15:57 26 February 2018 | UPDATED: 16:49 26 February 2018

A stolen motorcycle was set on fire in Ringsfield Road, Beccles, during the early hours of the morning. Photo: Google.

A stolen motorcycle was set on fire in Ringsfield Road, Beccles, during the early hours of the morning. Photo: Google.

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A stolen motorcycle was set on fire in a residential street during the early hours of the morning.

The incident occurred at 12.10am on Ringsfield Road, in Beccles.

Firefighters from Beccles station quickly arrived at the scene to find the bike “well alight” and used hose reel jets to quash the blaze.

The crew secured the scene and contacted the police at around 12.20pm as they believed the fire has been started under “suspicious circumstances”.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police confirmed inquiries are currently ongoing to identify the type of bike destroyed and to locate its owner.

Anyone who has information or noticed any suspicious activity in the area should contact Suffolk Police on 101, quoting CAD 9 of February 26.

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