Suffolk country shop struck by car and set alight

image captionPart of the Copdock Country Store has been damaged

An animal feed shop in Suffolk has been severely damaged after being struck by a car, burgled and then set alight.

Twenty firefighters were called to the warehouse-style Copdock Country Store in Old London Road, Copdock, at 0130 GMT.

The fire took hold in the office area and took two hours to extinguish.

Owner Mark Gladwell said a 22-stone (140kg) safe was taken and a corner of the building had been destroyed.

"All the records, computers have gone," he added.

"It's going to take a few weeks to get trading again from this part of the building."

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