Fakenham and Wells Crime

Wed, 14:46
King's Lynn

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

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.

Three quarters of Norfolk police officers are unhappy with their pay and nearly half say they have low morale, according to a new survey.

Residents in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant as the evenings get darker after a house was burgled.

A motorist caught driving at almost 150mph clocked up the highest speed recorded in the county over the past year.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after locking herself inside a property.

Six men and a boy will appear at court this morning charged with running a £1m cannabis factory on a Norfolk industrial estate.

A number of Norfolk murders remain unsolved to this day. Do you know anything that could help the police make a crucial breakthrough?

Police are still investigating the theft of a 4ft bronze statue of a stag that was stolen from its owner's garden.

A courageous mother and daughter wrestled with a violent burglar who was trying to smuggle more than £2,700 out of their coastal cafe in his "bulging" pockets.

A bespoke Land Rover has been stolen from a car servicing business in Fakenham.

Police have issued an animal welfare warning, following reports of hare coursing taking place in the county.

Two vehicles have been seized after farm equipment was stolen.

A bronze statue of a stag has been stolen from its owner's garden.

Violence in Norfolk prisons 
has hit record highs with 
more than two assaults 
every day last year, while drug use is "widespread".

A terminally ill grandmother has been reunited with her "lifeline" scooter after it was stolen from outside her front door.

A scooter described as a lifeline for a terminally ill cancer patient who "helps anyone and everyone" was stolen from outside her front door while she slept.

Four people are being hunted after thieves threw paint at school windows and let off a fire extinguisher.


Children as young as seven in Norfolk have been caught sending nude and sexually explicit photos via mobile phones, new figures reveal.

Motorists could face fines if their cars are not kept roadworthy for winter - including their lights and windscreen wipers.

Two vehicles' tyres have been slashed in Fakenham in the same early-morning incident.

A police officer needed to have an injury to his head glued after an evening which saw him and four others assaulted while on duty.

Children as young as 12 are using knives to threaten people in schools as officers target year eight and nine pupils to try to intervene.

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