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Thetford and Brandon Crime

Yesterday, 18:02
Norwich Magistrates Court

A convicted killer “goaded” prison officers at a Norfolk jail to enter his cell before launching a violent attack on staff who were left fearing for their safety, a court has heard.

Two men have appeared before magistrates in connection with a spate of thefts which saw power tools, sat navs, cash and bank cards taken from vehicles in Suffolk and Norfolk.

Five teenagers have been charged with threatening behaviour following reports of a “shocking” assault in which a vulnerable woman was allegedly pelted with flour and eggs.

A Navy sailor reached speeds in excess of 100mph while being chased by police along the A14 near Newmarket.

Police are stepping up patrols around Norfolk’s historical sites to combat nighthawking.

Norfolk

A police inspector has described the reality of dealing with fatal accidents, as figures reveal more people are being killed and injured on Norfolk’s roads.

Armed police team and dog unit tracked down a wanted man in north Suffolk last night.

A distinctive catering trailer has been stolen from a Suffolk village near Mildenhall.

Suffolk police

Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk are being warned to stay alert after a spate of cold callers pretending to be a police sergeant.

Suffolk police

A Lakenheath man who had more than 150 indecent pictures and movies of children on his computer equipment has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Ipswich Crown Court

A 19-year-old from Thetford is one of two men to have pleaded guilty to a spate of thefts from vehicles in Norfolk and Suffolk.

A Suffolk car salesman – who pocketed more than £45,000 after falsely charging VAT to a customer – has been jailed.

Ipswich Crown Court

A man threatened a staff member with a knife before making off with cash from the till at a convenience shop in Hopton.

A national charity is helping young people to spot the signs of peer-on-peer abuse following thousands of counselling sessions.

The number of complaints recorded by Norfolk Constabulary has increased by 11 per cent, according to new statistics.

United Kingdom

Police are targeting people who use their mobile phones behind the wheel in a week-long enforcement campaign.

Europe

Norfolk’s emergency services chiefs have welcomed a new law which will double the maximum sentence for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker to twelve months.

Lorne Green

The Norfolk chief of police has welcomed a new law introducing longer maximum sentences for those convicted of assaults on emergency services workers.

Simon Bailey

New rules introducing tougher sentences for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker are to become law today.

Home Office

Victims of adult abuse are being urged to seek help as Norfolk police support a national awareness campaign to highlight the issue.

Norfolk police

Norfolk’s chief constable has admitted the county’s rate of solving domestic abuse and rape crimes do not make good reading - with just one in 16 of the latter solved.

Lorne Green

A number of responses to the consultation into the future governance of the fire service could be redacted, as their content is likely to be libellous.

Lorne Green

Norfolk Police today dismissed as “inaccurate” claims in a national newspaper that a computer will decide if it is “worthwhile” investigating house burglaries.

Norfolk Police

More than 1,000 drivers were caught speeding during a week-long enforcement campaign in Norfolk earlier this month.

Man jailed for drunken attack

Thursday, August 30, 2018

A Thetford man who punched and kicked a man in a late night attack in Bury St Edmunds has been jailed for 12 months by a judge who said that drunken violence would not be tolerated by the courts.

Ipswich Crown Court

A police dog unit tracked down a burglar hiding in thick brambles last night.

Breckland Police

A 53-year-old man from Watton has been charged with breaching a Sexual Offences Prevention Order after he has alleged to have made inappropriate comments towards two children on a bus travelling from Great Yarmouth.

Norwich Crown Court

A man from Thetford who was part of a gang which tortured a vulnerable Suffolk man has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Ipswich Crown Court

Thieves force way into property

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Thetford.

Overcrowding at Norfolk’s prisons is forcing prisoners to share cells, eating, sleeping and even using the toilet in spaces designed for one.

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Yesterday, 18:02

A convicted killer “goaded” prison officers at a Norfolk jail to enter his cell before launching a violent attack on staff who were left fearing for their safety, a court has heard.

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Norwich Magistrates Court
Sunday, October 14, 2018

Megan Baxter is a keen gymnast, she trains 19 hours a week and has won numerous county competitions - and she is only eight-years-old.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

One in three Norfolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, new figures reveal.

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