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Clive Howard.

Serial sex attacker Clive Howard required psychiatric counselling after seeing his brother murdered by a jealous love rival in a Bury St Edmunds nightspot 22 years ago.

The church of St Mary the Virgin at Narford.  Photo: John Hocknell

Lead thieves have struck yet again at a village church which was targeted last summer.

File photo. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Police are urging victims of stalking to come forward as it emerged that there have been dozens of cases across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they are keen to speak to after a purse was stolen from a passenger on a bus in Gordon Road, Lowestoft.

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they are keen to speak to after a purse was stolen from a passenger on a bus in Gordon Road, Lowestoft.

Army recruitment office on Magdalen Street, Norwich, has been vandalised. Photo: Archant

Police suspect that an army recruitment office in Norwich was shot at repeatedly with an air rifle or an airgun. The centre was left with extensive window damage.

Officers are keen to trace the men pictured in the CCTV images as they may be able to assist with inquiries in to the Southwold hotel burglary. Pictures: SUPPLIED.

Police are seeking witnesses, and have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to, following a burglary from The Crown Hotel in Southwold.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

A man in his mid 20s was arrested and two people were taken to hospital after an argument in North Walsham town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Chapelfield shopping centre

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a woman attacked a man at Chapelfield shopping centre yesterday.

A large amount of cash has been stolen from a business in Sheringham.

Undated handout photo issued by Cambridgeshire Police of Deborah Steel. Photo: Cambridgeshire Police/PA Wire

Police are excavating an area of the patio outside the Royal Standard pub, in Ely, today as part of the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of former landlady Deborah Steel.

Chief Inspector Chris Spinks. Photo: Bill Smith

The head of roads policing in Norfolk and Suffolk has warned motorists they are not invincible - as drivers were clocked travelling at speeds of up to 125mph during a week-long campaign.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council Elections 2014.
Votes being counted in the Town Hall.
Tom Andrews, UKIP.

Picture: James Bass

A UKIP councillor who spent hours in the police cells and then was given a caution for assaulting a member of another political group in Great Yarmouth says he has no regrets.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A 61-year-old man from Norwich has been jailed after he admitted breaching a sexual offences prevention order (SOPO) by taking up a job as a paperboy.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

Police are appealing for witnesses after cash and a range of electrical goods were stolen from a property on Shorncliffe Avenue.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

A trailer containing machinery has been stolen on Station Road in Haddiscoe.

The burnt out property and garden in The Denes, off Thorpe Road. A man has been arrested for arson. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A man has been arrested after a blaze in a Norwich garden spread to a nearby home.

Paul Heiney filming for Secret Rivers in his Canadian-style canoe that has been stolen

Broadcaster Paul Heiney has made an appeal for thieves who stole one of his favourite boats from a Suffolk harbour to have a conscience and return it.

Suffolk Special Constabulary has teamed up with the Broads Authority to patrol the Suffolk Broads over the summer months. 

Picture: James Bass

High visibility patrols will be carried out along the Suffolk Broads over the summer months, with officers and the Broads Authority joining forces.

Laser speed gun's view of motorists on the A47 dual carriageway Acle bypass
Photo: Bill Smith

Police caught 11 drivers speeding at more than 90mph on the A47 on Friday evening, with one motorist topping 125mph.

Shaun Webber

Prison officials were left embarrassed when the sentencing of a man who stabbed his brother had to be postponed because the wrong prisoner was brought from Norwich to Ipswich.

Knowland Grove items

A strange discovery in the woods has lead to a hunt for owners to reclaim their precious belongings.

Thieves have stolen cigarettes from a Tesco in Brandon

Police are appealing for information after a robber mugged a mother when she was walking in Sprowston with her child in a pushchair.

Damage to Eye Castle

A Suffolk authority has spoke of its disappointment after part of a castle it owned was damaged.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Police are investigating after a woman was assaulted during a robbery in Wisbech.

Major RTC on the westbound A47 near Thickthorn junction. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Police want to speak to the driver of a Skoda after a fatal crash between a car and a lorry on the A47 on Saturday.

The original Crimestoppers Logo as seen in the Great Yarmouth Mercury.

Picture: James Bass

An appeal to have the Crimestoppers logo on all Norfolk police vehicles has been turned down – because there isn’t room.

Photo: Steve Adams

A BMW driver shouted abuse and ran a cyclist off the road in Gorleston.

A window and door of the vehicle were damaged while it was parked on the Buttlands.

Police were called to an incident in Saxlingham Nethergate on the evening of Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo: Fraser Rush

A man has been charged and three men bailed after police were called to a crash in a south Norfolk village.

Police vehicle emergency light.

A man was nearly punched and his car keys thrown into a field after a road rage incident on the A143 at Haddiscoe.

Fakenham Conservative Club, where Marshall worked as bar manager.

Martin Marshall, 53, of Queens Road in the town, has been charged with one count of theft by employee.

Courts

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A 61-year-old man from Norwich has been jailed after he admitted breaching a sexual offences prevention order (SOPO) by taking up a job as a paperboy.

Jessica Howard at Norwich Crown Court for the sentencing of rapist Clive Howard (no relation). 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A UEA student who was raped by a serial sex attacker in a car park next to Norwich Crown Court has described how her life has been ruined.

Clive Howard.

A “sexual predator” who raped a student in a Norwich car park and admitted a series of attacks on women spanning almost 30 years has been sentenced to life in prison.

A Norfolk bus driver who sexually assaulted a woman passenger after “trying it on” with her has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Clive Howard.

A Stowmarket rapist who attacked at least six women over nearly 30 years has been jailed for a minimum of 10 years and three months.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

A penniless man, banned by police from going back to his digs, has been jailed after going on a fraud spree around East Anglia.

Edward John Dolan.

The ringleader of a family gang, which kidnapped and tortured a couple they falsely accused of killing a widow, will serve an extra six weeks behind bars after a “hopeless” bid to get his jail term cut.

Ipswich Crown Court.

Four men and a woman accused of being involved in a nationwide fraud are due to stand trial in November after denying a string of charges.

A 19-year-old girl threatened to burn down a care home with everyone in it after getting the sack, a court heard.

The McDonald's on Haymarket in Norwich. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A man has pleaded guilty to a ‘gunpoint’ robbery at McDonald’s in Norwich.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A Norwich businessman behind a city mortgage company went on the run for 12 years after he was charged with theft of £2,000, a court heard.

Sex offender Michael Jerome. Picture: NORFOLK POLICE

A father whose schoolgirl daughter received a letter posted from jail by a serial sex offender says he is not satisfied with prison monitoring procedures.

John McKno

A former care worker at Kesgrave Hall school has appeared in court charged with 16 offences of sexual abuse dating back nearly 40 years.

Beach huts on Lowestoft promenade. Picture: James Bass

A 20-year-old man who broke into 55 beach huts on a Suffolk seaside town seafront has been sentenced to 20 months detention.

The McDonald's outlet in Brundall

A man, who triggered an armed stand-off with police after shutting himself inside a McDonald’s with two knives has been jailed for 18 months.

Tony Gilyead

A Norwich school’s business director, who was found dead on the A47, admitted to his wife just hours earlier that he had been having an affair.

Zoe Gregory court case. Zoe Gregory arrives at Norwich Magistrates Court.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A teaching assistant has admitted sending an email threatening to blow up the school near Norwich where she worked from a pupil’s account.

Eastgate House, Thorpe Road, where Norfolk Coroner's Court is situated in the ground floor. Picture: Denise Bradley

An inquest has been opened into the death of a 35-year-old Norwich woman.

Viv Bell beside the Costessey skate park, which has suffered an arson attack. Photo: Bill Smith

A teenager who set fire to bins at a play area in Costessey has been sentenced for arson.

Floral tributes at the scene of the fatal accident between Barford and Marlingford. Photo : Steve Adams

An inquest has been opened into the death of a young man killed in a car crash near Barford.

The McDonald's outlet in Brundall

A man who triggered an armed stand-off with police after shutting himself inside a McDonald’s with two knives had wanted officers to shoot him, a court has heard.

Andrew Hennells. Picture: Norfolk Police

A robber described as a “thoroughly dangerous man” who ‘hi-jacked’ a retired couple’s car after raiding a Tesco store has been jailed for four years.

CCTV images from Tesco captured during the incident. Picture: Norfolk Police

A man who robbed a King’s Lynn Tesco store in at knifepoint before hijacking a car has been jailed for four years.

Barry McCarthy. Picture: Norfolk Police

A husband has been convicted of murdering his estranged wife in a frenzied knife attack.

Courtroom Gavel

A man accused of biting off part of a man’s lip during a fight has claimed he was acting in self-defence.

Lorna McCarthy, of Sussex Road, Gorleston, died on September 28, 2014, aged 50.

The fate of Barry McCarthy who is accused of stabbing his wife to death, now rests in the hands of the jury.

Some of the 1,337 items of clothing and accessories seized by police from Christine Carriage'’s Bowthorpe home. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

A Norwich grandmother has narrowly escaped jail after police found 340 items of new clothing with the price tags still attached at her Bowthorpe bungalow.

Emergency services at the scene of the crash, between a lorry and a freight train at a level crossing in Railway Road, Downham Market,  on November 13 last year. Photo : Paul Tibbs

A lorry driver charged with dangerous driving after a crash at a level crossing in Downham Market is feared to have returned to Romania, after failing to show at court.

Lorna McCarthy, of Sussex Road, Gorleston, died on September 28, 2014, aged 50.

The prosecution in the trial of a husband accused of stabbing his estranged wife to death has started his closing speech to the jury.

Cameron Jerome of Norwich and Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Keiren Westwood in action during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
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06/04/2015

A father of two who posted a racist comment about a Norwich city footballer on the club’s Facebook page has been fined by magistrates.

Lorna McCarthy, of Sussex Road, Gorleston, died on September 28, 2014, aged 50.

A husband accused of stabbing his estranged wife to death has apologised in court to her friends and family.

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Peter Walsh

Crime Correspondent

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Peter's job involves chasing down crime stories across Norfolk and parts of Suffolk, covering courts and preparing backgrounders for trials. Peter also monitors the performance of key organisations like police forces, police and crime commissioners, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and prisons, including HMP Norwich.

He also looks to raise awareness of issues affecting victims in the county.

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