A 35-year-old man has admitted a string of sexual grooming offences when he appeared at Norwich Crown Court.

A high profile businessman dramatically withdrew his planned appeal against his conviction for breaching planning laws - after he was warned he could face paying even more in costs.

A couple have denied carrying out a robbery in Norfolk on New Year’s Eve in which a Vauxhall Astra was stolen in a car-jacking.

A “despicable” robber on a bike, who terrorised and robbed seven vulnerable elderly people around Norwich, has admitted to the 17-day crime spree.

A burglar who targeted empty homes in North Norfolk to steal jewellery and valuables worth more than £40,000 was called a “menace” by a judge, who jailed him for four years.

A 50-year-old man has admitted a string of sexual grooming offences when he appeared at Norwich Crown Court.

An autistic man who keeps filming police has denied breaching his court order by making obscene gestures to two police officers.

A judge hit out at a man who tried to blame his ex-partner for him getting angry and throwing a knife and told him he had no one to blame but himself.

A man has pleaded guilty to carrying out an armed robbery at a Norfolk betting shop.

A former animal sanctuary owner has denied breaching his life ban on keeping horses when he appeared before Norwich magistrates.

A man beat his former partner until she was black and blue after forcing his way into her home just before Christmas, a court heard.

A man from London found carrying a three-inch knife and a number of blades when he was stopped by police on the A11, near Thickthorn, was told by a judge that he did not want to see him again in Norwich carrying weapons.

Two men went on a 12-hour crime spree in Norwich including robbing a shop at knifepoint and carrying out a late-night car-jacking in which the female driver was robbed of her keys and handbag.

A judge said he hoped a biker who was clocked at speeds approaching 100mph on the A47 had not “written off” his chance of joining the armed forces by being convicted of dangerous driving.

A Norwich father who was caught dealing cannabis said he was doing it to raise money for Christmas presents for his family.

A King’s Lynn businessman was found to have adapted two upstairs rooms in his home to grow 64 cannabis plants, a court heard.

A shocked householder saw a car thief driving away in her son’s Ford Focus which had been stolen from the driveway of the family home in Bradwell, a court heard.

A daughter raided the bank account of her vulnerable elderly mother stealing more than £22,000 rather than pay top-up fees needed for her care, a court heard.

A 20 year-old Norfolk supermarket worker feared for his life when confronted by a shoplifter firing what appeared to be a gun, a court heard.

Two London drug dealers “invaded” the property of a vulnerable Norwich woman and used it as a base to sell cocaine and heroin, a court heard.

A 91-year-old woman frightened off a pair of burglars as they tried to raid her home, a court heard.

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