Thetford and Brandon Crime

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Concerns have been raised over staffing levels and violence at a Norfolk jail.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a collision in Thetford.


Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.

Lorne Green

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

Norman Lamb

Police are linking two burglaries in south west Norfolk which saw thieves make off with jewellery.

Norfolk Police

Suspects linked to the 600 tonne straw fire in Watton which is being treated as an arson have been identified by police.

Breckland Police

A teenage girl was grabbed in an alleyway and had cash stolen out of her pocket in a robbery in Thetford.

Norfolk Police

A 52-year-old man from West Yorkshire has been given a suspended prison sentence for grooming offences against a teenage girl from north Suffolk.

Suffolk Police

The number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued to cyclists in Norfolk has fallen dramatically over the past two years, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk Police

A gang which committed more than 200 burglaries across the eastern region over an 11-month period, carried out almost 100 of the raids in Norfolk.


Two prison officers who defused an attack at HMP Wayland in Norfolk when a prisoner attempted to behead another inmate have been presented with bravery honours at an awards ceremony in London.


A major operation involving six government agencies and four police forces cracking down on illegal and unsafe activity on Norfolk’s roads has taken place.

Environment Agency

A woman’s “idyllic” home was turned into a “part-dream, part-nightmare” after a crime gang had committed a burglary there, a court has heard.

Stephen Holt

Householders are being warned to be on alert for cold callers claiming to be police officers across Norfolk.

Police are appealing for information after a “large” amount of cash was stolen from a house in Thetford.

Norfolk Police

An elderly woman from Thetford was conned out of a ‘large’ amount of money after a scammer rang her up pretending to be a police officer.

Norfolk Police

A man wanted by police in South Norfolk since November 7 has been arrested.


An angry punter has been banned from bookmakers in a Suffolk town after threatening to destroy a betting shop and kicking a police officer.

CCTV images have been released by police after nearly £100 was stolen from a locker in a leisure centre.

Norfolk Police

A driver was arrested after being stopped while driving at 110mph on the A11 in Norfolk.

Norfolk Police are set to lead a national campaign warning homeowners and businesses to be vigilant against thieves stealing heating oil.

Norfolk Police

Residents are being urged to keep their vehicles secure following a spate of van thefts.


A man who fell asleep in the bar of a Suffolk hotel after a night out woke up to be confronted by a burglar who claimed he had a gun, a court has heard.

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a home where the door was forced.

Suffolk Police

A manager of a garden centre hit by fraudsters who paid for goods with counterfeit notes and tricked staff into handing over more cash has said the incident made him “feel sick”.

Thetford Garden Centre

The death of four foxes is shrouded in mystery after they were found on the side of a road laid out nose to tail.

Suffolk Police

Rubbernecking drivers using their mobile phones to take pictures of an overturned lorry have been caught by police.

Norfolk police

A man has been charged in connection with hare coursing in west Norfolk.

Downham Market

A “complete fool” who damaged a police car following a low-speed chase while banned from driving has been told to “man up and be a proper father”.

Motorists driving by the scene of a vehicle with a blown out tyre on a busy road have been urged to take care.

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a collision in Thetford.

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Thu, 13:40

A driver was left trapped after a two car crash in Bury St Edmunds.

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Suffolk police
Thu, 15:27

Police are linking two burglaries in south west Norfolk which saw thieves make off with jewellery.

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Norfolk Police

One in every five recycling trucks in Norfolk is contaminated as people are putting the “wrong things” in their bins, councils have warned.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Thu, 15:47

Thetford Forest will be turned into a winter wonderland in support of a charity dog walk.

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