Fakenham and Wells Crime

More than three quarters of people fined by police in Norfolk for breaching lockdown restrictions are men, new data has revealed.

A hard-hitting animation showing how a young person is groomed and exploited has been created in a bid to warn youngsters across Norfolk about the dangers of taking the wrong path in life.

A Norfolk soldier has been jailed for 15 months and discharged from the army for passing on military-issue bullets.

Coping stones worth about £2,000 were stolen from an historic estate.

Police have reminded visitors to respect Norfolk’s beauty spots after crowds flocked to the coast and Broads on the hottest week of the year.

Speeding tickets will be falling onto the doorsteps of more than 2,000 motorists in the county following a two-week campaign from Norfolk Constabulary.

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who is wanted and believed to be in Norfolk or Colchester.

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Second homes and holiday homes were involved in more than 250 complaints in relation to breaches of coronavirus lockdown rules, police figures have revealed.

A family left “absolutely devastated” by the death of a popular cyclist, runner and triathlete who was killed in a crash more than two years ago have told of their anger and disappointment after police confirmed no-one would be prosecuted.

Members of the public have been praised for helping police to sniff out a growing number of cannabis factories which have sprung up during the coronavirus lockdown.

Loo roll holders and a wooden door were targeted in attacks on two public toilet blocks over the weekend.

Council bosses have slammed “senseless acts” of vandalism on two public toilets in Norfolk.

Objects repeatedly being thrown at buses from an A47 bridge, leaving windows smashed, has seen its operator forced to divert the route.

The message that victims of domestic abuse should not feel alone amid coronavirus has been reinforced across the county.

Police are investigating after windows were smashed at the former RAF Sculthorpe site in north Norfolk.

Police in Norfolk have so far handed out almost 370 fines to those breaking lockdown restrictions.

People have been praised by Norfolk’s police chief for adhering to social distancing rules when they headed out over the bank holiday weekend.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Watchdogs have revealed the ways con artists have been trying to scam people in Norfolk during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Norfolk’s fire service were called out to two separate incidents of horse manure being set on fire.

In his latest column, Suffolk Constabulary chief constable STEVE JUPP praises the public’s efforts in adhering to lockdown restrictions - but says there is more work to be done yet.


Police in Norfolk have so far handed out more than 300 fines to those flouting lockdown restrictions.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Lockdown has eased by what have been described as “baby steps” this week. So what can and can’t you now do? New guidance has been issued to officers by the Police Chiefs’ Council and the College of Policing.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A teenager was subjected to “horrific” acts of rape and sexual assault by a man with a “destructive relationship with alcohol”, a court has heard.

The easing of lockdown restrictions is not a green light to go back to normality, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A community centre has been dealt a devastating blow after £500 worth of stock was stolen in a burglary.


An elderly couple were conned out of £12,000 in a courier fraud in north Norfolk.


Enforcing new looser lockdown guidelines could prove “impossible” when some people have shown they “don’t have much common sense”, Norfolk Police Federation has warned.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A Norfolk police chief has urged people to continue with their “sterling efforts” to stop the spread of coronavirus despite the expected announcement of an easing of lockdown measures this weekend.

The boss of a heritage railway has revealed the financial and emotional cost of a “mindless” attack by vandals.

A number of carriage windows have been smashed after vandals targeted one of Norfolk’s heritage railways, which is in the midst of a coronavirus financial crisis.

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