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Yesterday, 17:19

Animal rights activists released thousands of pheasants from their pens in a night-time raid on a farm at Mildenhall.

Jewellery worth thousands of pounds and £2,000 in cash were stolen in a burglary after perpetrators smashed their way into a home.

Norfolk’s chief constable has said we have to “stop reacting to crises as they arrive” as victims of stabbings are refusing to engage with police - preventing prosecutions.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in East Harling.

Police has issued a warning after a number of “handbag dipping” thefts.

Police in Norfolk will be targeting drivers who text and talk behind the wheel as part of a two week-long enforcement campaign.

A driver is facing a court date after being stopped doing over 100mph on the A11.

A man has been arrested for drug offences after being stopped on the A11 driving a van packed with cannabis growing equipment.

A rider has been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after traffic police officers stopped a quad bike in Beck Row.

As Norfolk’s Class A drug supply remains stable despite more than 1,000 arrests, calls are being made for a radical change in policy. Luke Powell reports.

Police have reported the driver of a coach that was carrying children for failing to stop at a red light at a busy junction on the A11.

Motorists in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant after a spate of van thefts in the region.

People in Norfolk have been warned by watchdogs not to fall for scam telephone calls about arrest warrants for unpaid tax.

A 32-year-old man who is believed to be in the Great Yarmouth area is wanted on recall to prison.

A suspected drink driver had to be freed from an overturned vehicle by firefighters after a crash.

A horse that went missing during a competitive long distance ride in Suffolk has been found following an extensive search.

A Thetford teenager was one of three youths arrested after a stolen Audi A4 crashed into a fuel tanker on the M1 in Derbyshire.

Three years since a new law aimed at domestic abusers who control their partners’ behaviour came into force, two of every three reports end with no action.

Almost 200 reports of dog fighting incidents have been reported in Norfolk and Suffolk in the past four years, new figures from the RSPCA reveal.

More than 200 knives have been seized during a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime.

Norfolk police

A man crashed into the back of a parked car after he fell asleep at the wheel after trying to remove items from a former partner’s home, a court has heard.

Norwich Magistrates Court

A man has been warned by a judge he will serve even longer behind bars if he does not do something about his drug addiction.

Norwich Crown Court

A violent goalkeeper was barricaded in his dressing room by fans after he knocked a referee unconscious in a “cowardly” attack.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

They may not even have a driving licence yet but a learner driver has already had his car seized by police.

Police found an inventive way of recovering a moped dumped in the woods today.

Peugeot

Hundreds of pounds worth of painting tools have been stolen from the back of a van.

A drunk motorist from Thetford who put lives at risk by driving the wrong way along a dual carriageway at 80mph – with two flat tyres – has been jailed for 16 months.

One in five hate crimes in Norfolk are being closed without identifying a suspect, as forces have been urged to improve their response.

Home Office

Watchdogs have warned people in Norfolk in Suffolk not to fall for scam texts offering council tax refunds.

A drunk motorist who put lives at risk by driving the wrong way along the A14 near Stowmarket at 80mph – with two flat tyres – has been jailed for 16 months.

UN Court

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