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Fakenham and Wells Crime

Wed, 16:43

A man was snared by paedophile hunters who caught him asking teenage girls to send him sexual images of themselves.

Offenders in Norfolk could be subject to drug testing in custody in a bid to identify users and reduce crime.

Speeding drivers will be targeted by a two week-long police campaign.

A Norfolk youth football club was forced to cancel their practice sessions over chemical fears after their pitch was vandalised overnight.

Seven hundred people were stopped and tested in Norfolk during a drink and drug-driving crackdown over Christmas - and more than 30pc failed.

A driver clocked doing 100mph through a quiet mid-Norfolk village tested positive for class A drugs after being stopped by police.

A man has been ordered to pay £2,900 in compensation and legal costs after being found guilty of fly tipping "large amounts" of household, electrical and DIY waste in north Norfolk.

A motorist is demanding compensation after his car was stolen from a garage while in for repair work.

The landladies of a town centre pub have been left "mortified and shaken" after their fruit machines were raided during a three-hour spree.

A businessman drank five pints of Guinness before getting behind his wheel and ploughing his Mercedes into the side of a holiday home where a grandfather was sleeping.

All 16 of the cyclists fined for riding on pavements in Norfolk in 2019 were caught in one town.

Police are failing to record an estimated 8,700 crimes a year, including incidents of stalking and coercive and controlling behaviour, a new report has found.

Thousands of car criminals in Norfolk have gone unpunished as less than 2pc of cases are taken to court.

A Norfolk police sergeant is urging people to make sure they stay safe on the county's roads this New Year's Eve.

Over 35,000 motorists were caught speeding on Norfolk's roads last year - nearly 100 a day - raking in an estimated £1 million.

The co-owner of a deli has said her faith in humanity has been restored after the culprits who smashed the front window of her shop have come forward.

More than 30 people are spending Christmas morning in police holding cells, the constabulary has confirmed.

The co-owner of a deli has been left heartbroken after finding her shop damaged.

Fakenham

Three people were arrested overnight following assaults on police officers.

Norfolk's police and crime commissioner is asking people if they're willing to see an increase of £5.06 or more on their council tax bill in order to support the county's police.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after a person was taken to hospital following a crash.

Police have warned residents in small Norfolk villages to be alert, as a "rogue" fish seller is at large.

King's Lynn

Norfolk trading standards officers are warning people to be aware of "phishing" emails pretending to be from Amazon in the run-up to Christmas.

Cold callers have been trying to con people in Norfolk about 'recent car accidents'.

The search for a man is continuing after an assault was reported in mid Norfolk.

A businessman has been banned from all racecourses across the country for three years following a fight that broke out at Fakenham Racecourse on Ladies' Day.

A businessman has been banned from all racecourses across the country for three years following a fight that broke out at Fakenham Racecourse on Ladies' Day.

A man has been reported to the police after an alleged incident involving threats and assault at a general election hustings.

A mini digger and trailer were traced and recovered after they were stolen from outside a property.

Police were called to a stormy parish council meeting after reports of verbal and physical abuse.

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