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Norfolk’s chief constable has warned parents that paedophiles might be poised to exploit the current coronavirus crisis by targeting child victims who find themselves off school.

Police were forced to break up a birthday party amongst dozens of calls about people flouting coronavirus restrictions over the weekend.

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A man found at an address where more than 500 cannabis plants were being grown is among almost 30 people to have been arrested in Norfolk for a range of offences since the coronavirus lockdown was announced.

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Any attempt to “weaponise” coronavirus by threatening to cough at police officers can never be tolerated by society.

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Norfolk Police has had a flood of responses from former police officers wanting to help in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, it has emerged.

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Norfolk’s coastal MPs have urged the public to respect the message of the county’s chief of police and called for people to “stay home, protect the NHS and save lives”.

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Victims of domestic abuse have been reassured that help is still out there despite the country being in lockdown following the coronavirus outbreak.

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Armed police officers in Norfolk and Suffolk have shot their guns nearly 200 times in the last five years, but have not injured or killed anyone, figures reveal.

A woman who claimed she had coronavirus has been jailed after she coughed forcefully into the face of a police officer.

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Police across Norfolk now have powers to enforce staying at home and avoiding non-essential travel in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Two lawnmowers, worth £500 each, have been stolen from a business in Dereham.

Up to 9,000 prisoners could be released from the country’s prisons to help limited staff deal with the coronavirus.

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Norfolk’s chief constable has urged the public to abide by the government’s lockdown to help stop the NHS getting overwhelmed and prevent people from dying.

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Thieves have been targeting household products and food - prompting police to warn people to keep cars and sheds secure.

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Scammers targeted an elderly man in Norfolk claiming they were helping people through the coronavirus outbreak.

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A Rolex watch, £18,000, keys and a passport have been stolen from a home in mid Norfolk.

A mid Norfolk town’s only remaining cash machine has been left out of service after being smashed by a group of thieves who tried to steal money from inside it.

The jury in the trial of two men accused of a £1.2million conspiracy to steal Mercedes vans across East Anglia have been discharged in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Leading LGBT charity Stonewall has argued reported figures are just “the tip of the iceberg” after it was revealed 113 transphobic hate crimes were recorded across Norfolk between 2016-2020.

Norfolk’s departing police and crime commissioner has insisted he would “continue to serve” the county after elections for the post were postponed for a year in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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A motorist whose car was smashed in a late-night attack had his case dropped by police after just three hours.

Police officers in Norfolk worked 500,000 hours of overtime over the last three years, figures have shown.

Norfolk Police

Local authorities need proper funding to tackle the “void” in youth services exploited by county lines drugs gangs, Norfolk councillors have warned.

A Norfolk council has fined a man £80 after he threw a plastic bag of dog poo over his garden fence.

Breckland Council

A police chase was brought to a halt after a van driver headed off-road onto a farm track.

Residents in Dereham have raised concerns over anti-social behaviour, speeding and danger on a narrow residential road.

Breckland Police

A man has been left with head and face injuries and a damaged car after being assaulted by a group of teenagers in a Norfolk town.

Norfolk Police

More than 75pc of sex offenders placed on the official register have been removed after asking police, figures reveal.

Norfolk Police

A director at an engineering company has been left devastated after three tonnes of materials and cash were stolen by culprits who took their haul away in a forklift.

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