Nine Suffolk schools targeted in laptop theft spree

Sixteen laptops have been stolen from a primary school in Suffolk, continuing a spate of thefts linked by police.

Eight schools have been targeted by thieves since January, and another had 15 laptops stolen over the Christmas holiday.

Monks Eleigh Primary School had 16 RM laptops, valued at more than £6,000, stolen on Saturday evening.

More than 120 computers have been stolen in the incidents.

Suffolk Police said it believed the robberies are connected and is appealing for anyone with information, or if they have been offered a batch of laptops for sale, to come forward.

A spokesperson said police had been working with schools and advising them how to look after the computers.

The laptops at Monks Eleigh had been kept in a secured cabinet.

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