Thetford and Brandon Crime

Yesterday, 14:18
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A woman has temporarily lost sight in one eye after a “noxious” substance was thrown in her face in a Bury St Edmunds pub.

Two police officers were spat at after they were called to a domestic incident in Thetford on Sunday evening.

Two serial burglars who stole thousands of pounds of jewellery and shotguns from homes across the country have been jailed for a combined total of more than 13 years.

Norfolk Police Chief Constable Simon Bailey has admitted police may need to work with so-called paedophile hunters despite claims the groups are putting children’s lives at risk.

Armed officers will be deployed across Norfolk over the coming days as the UK terror threat is raised to its highest level.

Norfolk Police

Two men who committed more than 50 burglaries at homes across seven counties including Suffolk and Norfolk have been given jail sentences totalling 13 years.

Ipswich Crown Court

Police are issuing a renewed appeal for help to trace two men captured on CCTV following a theft from a delivery van in Mildenhall.

Suffolk Police

With almost 2,500 reported scams in the past three years in Norfolk, experts have now shared their top tips on how to avoid them.

The case of a former soldier from Cringleford accused of the murder of 83-year-old dog-walker Peter Wrighton has been adjourned so he can be assessed by a psychiatrist before a plea is entered.

A former soldier from Cringleford accused of the murder of 83-year-old dog-walker Peter Wrighton in woodland near East Harling is due back in court.

Peter Wrighton

Firefighters were called after arsonists set fire to an area of forest.

Norfolk Constabulary have taken another step in equipping its officers with the latest technology.

Lorne Green

Artwork created by young people displayed in a town’s underpass to help stop problems with graffiti have been vandalised.

Lorne Green

A “predatory and calculating” paedophile has been jailed for 18 years and placed on the sex offenders’ register for life for a catalogue of sex offences against children.

Norfolk police

A serviceman from RAF Mildenhall has been arrested in Staffordshire on suspicion of attempting to groom a 12-year-old girl.

A 58-year-old man from Larling, near Attleborough, has been handed a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

It’s a relatively new technology that drivers have been using to settle insurance claims and capture footage of the unexpected.

Eastern Daily Press

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a fractured nose during an assault in Thetford.

Offenders wearing balaclavas and carrying sledge hammers ram raided a Red Lodge shop in a 4x4 before stealing cigarettes.

Police in Norfolk are to target speeding drivers in the county as part of an enforcement campaign.

Lorne Green

The son of murdered 83-year-old dog walker Peter Wrighton has described his father as a “mild-mannered and gentle” man.

Peter Wrighton

A woman who defrauded her employers of more than £1.7m has been ordered to repay more than £700,000.


Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Mundford near Thetford.

There must be no let up in the fight to eradicate rural crime despite encouraging signs the cost to vulnerable, remote communities in Norfolk is reducing, the county’s police commissioner has said.

Police have been granted extra time to quiz the man arrested on suspicion of murdering 83-year-old dog walker Peter Wrighton, as forensic teams continue to search a number of locations around Norfolk.

Peter Wrighton

Prayers have been said at churches across Norfolk for East Harling murder victim Peter Wrighton.

Peter Wrighton

Police investigating the murder of 83-year-old Peter Wrighton have been searching homes in Cringleford and Bawdeswell as part of their probe.

Peter Wrighton

A minute’s silence in memory to East Harling murder victim Peter Wrighton is to be held at a dog show today (Sunday, August 13).

Police have been carrying out anniversary checks a week after 83-year-old Peter Wrighton was stabbed to death in woodland near to East Harling.

Peter Wrighton

The arrest of a man in his 20s in connection with the murder of 83-year-old Peter Wrighton has been welcomed by people living near the scene of the crime.

Peter Wrighton

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