North Norfolk Crime

Norfolk Police

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

Nazi symbols and other graffiti have been painted on signs and roads around a north Norfolk town.

A pedestrian suffered minor injuries to his hand when he was hit by a motocross bike on Marriott's Way.

A man wanted on suspicion of burglary is being hunted by Norfolk police.

A man's body has been found at a property in the Broads area.

Pub chain JD Wetherspoons has confirmed staff in one of its Norwich venues are now wearing body cameras, after a rise in violence and crime against them.

A visitor to Holt library stole a purse containing cash.


Jewellery was stolen from two homes in Hoveton and Wroxham over the weekend - and police said they could be linked.

Wroxham and the Broads

A Norfolk football club has criticised the "disappointing" punishment given to a parent who racially abused one of its players during a football match.


Police have arrested two teenagers on suspicion of assault, public order and theft, following an incident which saw a man in his sixties assaulted.

A store owner said today he was letting shoplifters get away, as figures showed more businesses were not supporting police action against thieves.

Police are continuing to investigate an incident which saw a man in his sixties assaulted, robbed and verbally abused by a group of young people in Sheringham at the weekend.

A teenage girl has been charged and two other teenagers were cautioned following damage to parked cars in Sheringham.

In the second EDP Big Interview podcast, editor David Powles spoke to Norfolk Constabulary Chief Constable Simon Bailey about the challenges the force faces, government cuts, drug and knife crime and his own time in the police.

About £3,000 worth of gardening equipment and tools was stolen from several locked building within the grounds of a cemetery.

North Walsham

A video showing a group of teenagers knocking a man in his 60s to the ground and stealing his phone has raised fears about increasing anti-social behaviour in a seaside town.

Countryside lovers are being warned to watch out for snowdrop thieves.

Watchdogs have warned Norfolk people to watch out for a scam, with con artists claiming to be from BT to trick them into giving out bank details.

Knife crime victims today called for harsher sentences for those caught with weapons, as the latest figures reveal a quarter of offenders go to prison.

A total of 30 people have been found in the back of lorries travelling through Norfolk since 2014, figures have revealed.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and supplying class A drugs.

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 Royal Navy officer who missed a turning and skidded onto a path while more than four times over the legal limit for alcohol has been banned from driving.

A 22-year-old man who ignored a police warning to stay away from a teenage girl has been sentenced to 10 months' jail.

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

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.

Police have put an increase in dangerous dog offences down to owners not socialising their pets enough and an "influx of street dogs" from outside the UK.

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.

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