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Staff at Fairstead Community Shop in Lynn were shocked today when they arrived to find donations left on the doorstep had been rifled through and stolen.

Emma Brock, who runs the food bank and charity shop, said that the store at Centrepoint, relies on donations of clothes and furniture to help working families with food and household supplies.

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Donations left outside the Fairstead Community Shop were taken without payment this morning. (56180455)
Donations left outside the Fairstead Community Shop were taken without payment this morning. (56180455)

Emma posted on social media this morning: "Didn't think the last 2 days could get any worse." She said the thefts were the "icing on the cake" and added: "We are already struggling to make ends meet without you thinking its OK to help yourself. Does anyone know who these are please?"

Emma Brock (56182354)
Emma Brock (56182354)

An image captured on CCTV was also added to the post.

Emma later told the Lynn News: "The person who did it is now known on Facebook and has said he was going to come in and pay me today. He reckons he's coming in this afternoon."



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