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The Suffolk Police Helicopter on approach to Wattisham Airfield, where it is based. The Police section on the airfield is to close it has been announced.

The police helicopter and Gorleston lifeboat were called into action after a man went into the sea at Hopton today.

Police on Heathgate, Norwich, on August 4th 2015.

Officers have stood down in their hunt for a wanted Norwich man this afternoon.

A woman sparked a police response this morning when she tried to break into her own Norwich home after locking herself out.

Jacqueline and Roger Delph on their wedding day.

The wife of an 88-year-old pensioner sent to prison after a loaded shotgun was found in his car today said she was seeking legal advice in a bid to free her husband.

A police car heading out to an emergency. Picture: Matthew Usher

Police are trying to trace a driver who failed to stop after a crash in Toftrees, near Fakenham.

Inspector Terry Lordan, Thetford Police.

Thetford’s police chief has insisted the town is safe after two incidents on Saturday, one of which left a man with serious facial injuries.

Do you know this woman? CCTV image

Police are appealing for help to identify a woman following a theft in King’s Lynn.

Norwich Police officers on patrol in the city

The chairman of an organisation representing rank and file bobbies in Norfolk has vowed to get the issue of attacks on officers raised nationally in a bid to “ensure officers are properly protected”.

Officers have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with an incident at a petrol station kiosk in Norwich

Officers have released a CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with an incident at a petrol station kiosk in Norwich.

Officers would like to speak to a man after an incident at Tesco Express on Grove Road. Photo: Norfolk Police

CCTV images have been released of a man police would like to speak to in connection with a theft in the city.

Aldeby post box with a faded telephone box.

They are an evocative fixture of almost every village in the country.

A man has been attacked in Bridge Street, Thetford

A man has suffered serious facial injuries including multiple fractures and had his wallet stolen after a robbery in Thetford town centre.

Norwich Crown Court

A 20-year-old man has been sentenced after he admitted committing serious sexual offences.

Emily Hobson.

Police have confirmed a teenage girl reported missing in Norwich since early this morning has been found.

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

An 80-year-old man was assaulted after he shouted at a dog in Gorleston.

Police were called after a woman was assaulted in Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Robbers tried to grab a man’s bag and dragged him along a street in Thetford while driving, according to police.

The theft took place at Costcutter in Old Stowmarket Road, Woolpit at around 3am, police said.

Four men and a teenage boy have been charged in relation to an incident of hare coursing in Barnham.

Police were called after a woman was assaulted in Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after thieves attempted to break into a property.

A police car heading out to an emergency. Picture: Matthew Usher

A man tried to steal a handbag from an elderly woman while she was sitting near a coastal church.

Police are appealing for information after suspects attempted to steal from two car parking machines in Great Yarmouth.

A black flat screen television, a music system and 40 bottles of champagne were stolen.  Photo: James Bass

Champagne, a TV and a music system were among the items taken in a burglary in Brundall.

The charges relate to an incident in the early hours of Saturday, August 1, when, at about 2.30am, a man suffered knife wounds in his lower back on Riverside Road.

A man arrested after a stabbing in Norwich city centre has been charged.

Norwich Crown Court.

The daughter of an 88-year-old pensioner who received a two-year prison sentence after police found a loaded shotgun in his car, has said he “wouldn’t harm a fly.”

A plane has crashed at CarFest in Cheshire today. Picture: Roy Smith

The pilot of a plane which crashed while in an aerobatic display at Oulton Park in Cheshire has died.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Fire crews have put out a blaze in a field of corn in Ashwellthorpe.

The earlier crash on Ber Street. Picture: James Castleton

Emergency services have been called to a crash in Norwich this afternoon.

The East Coast Truckers promote their up-coming convoy by exhibiting their trucks outsode the Forum.

For almost 30 years they have taken disabled and disadvantaged children on a day trip they will never forget.

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A dog owner has been left devastated after her beloved cocker spaniel died in an apparent poisoning.

Police dog demonstration last year, showing off the skills of both dog and handler. Photo: Steve Adams

People have until just August 7 to vote in the Norfolk Safer Community Awards (NOSCAs) which, now entering its eighth year, offer people the opportunity to support the continuing efforts of the community and the constabulary in helping to keep Norfolk a safer county to live, work and visit.

Christopher Randall

A 40-year-old man has been jailed for 12 years for raping a young girl.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A man has been jailed for more than eight years after admitting sexually abusing a young female.

Courts

A man found with 180 indecent images of children has been given a three year community order so he can get the help he needs.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A man, who glassed another guest at a wedding party leaving him with a facial scar and nerve damage, has been jailed for 20 months.

Waveney MP Peter Aldous with Norton Peskett solicitors Kelly Church and Rob Barley outside the Ministry of Justice offices. The trio were meeting justice minister Shailesh Vara over proposals to close Lowestoft Magistrates' Court.

Lowestoft has been told by a justice minister that it will have to build a compelling case for keeping its magistrates’ and county court open.

A man has appeared in court charged with a series of drug offences.

Norwich Crown Court.

An 88-year-old man who cares for his housebound wife has been sentenced to two years in prison after police found a loaded shotgun in his car.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A woman stole nearly £1000 while working as an assistant at Loddon post office after she panicked when she could not pay her rent, a court heard.

The devastated church hall at St Anne, Earlham that was set on fire. Insurance representative surveying the damage.Photo: Steve Adams

A teenage arsonist who set fire to a Norwich church hall, causing £210,000 of damage, has been spared a custodial sentence.

Marie Black. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Sex abuser Marie Black sobbed uncontrollably in the dock as the verdicts were delivered. She was heard saying: “I’ve been stitched up.”

Carlo Nash. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd.

Former Norwich City goalkeeper Carlo Nash has been cleared of stalking his ex-wife.

Clockwise from top left: Marie Black, Carol Stadler, Michael Rogers and Jason Adams.

Three people have been found guilty of being at the centre of a paedophile ring in Norwich and subjecting young children to sexual and physical abuse.

Ten people, including six women - are standing trial at Norwich Crown Court accused of subjecting young children to sexual and physical abuse over more than a decade.

A speeding motorist who smashed through a hedge before ending up overturned in a field near Halesworth, causing serious injuries to a 15-year-old passenger has been jailed for 21 months.

General view of Clippesby Church (St Peters)

Picture: James Bass

Church leaders have vowed they won’t be beaten by criminals after a burglar was jailed for targeting a string of rural places of worship.

SOS Bus on Prince of Wales Road, Norwich on a Saturday night.

A man found carrying two knives after he was spotted running from Prince of Wales Road, in Norwich, has been given a two year ban from going to the area at night.

Norfolk Police had to call the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from Colchester Garrison to Thetford

Police have charged an 18-year-old man in connection with an armed robbery in King’s Lynn yesterday.

Mildenhall Stadium, West Row.

Mildenhall Stadium “could close” after Supreme Court judges ordered the owners to pay nearly £500,000 in costs.

The name change was introduced in January in a bid to bring in more visitors - despite the area not legally becoming a national park.

A legal challenge to quash the rebranding of the Broads has been refused.

Hannah Witheridge, picture released by her family.

The defence lawyers representing the alleged killers of Norfolk student Hannah Witheridge believe they may yet get to retest the crucial forensic evidence presently linking their clients to her murder.

Mark Coleman who left blood at the home of his victim has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

A burglar who left blood at the home of his victim has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

The jury in the long-running Norwich sex abuse trial have been sent home for the night.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A long-established construction company has been cleared of any breach in health and safety regulations after one of its workers was injured while working on the demolition of chicken sheds at an Old Buckenham farm,

David Tuohy.

A former headmaster of a Norfolk boarding school who drowned himself in the Thames after being convicted of historic sex offences had already attempted suicide once before that same month, an inquest heard.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A convicted sex offender, who breached his court order by contacting a 12 year-old girl on Facebook, has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Barry Joy and Daniel Timbers. Photo credit: Norfolk Constabulary/PA Wire

The two workers killed in the explosion at a Norwich industrial unit died from the effects of fire and fumes, the coroner for Norfolk has said.

Marie Black (left) on her way to Norwich Crown Court. Photo : Antony Kelly

The jury in a long-running Norwich sex-abuse trial will resume deliberations today after being sent out to consider its verdicts.

Henry Bett, seen right, with his father Stephen Bett, who now serves as Norfolk's independent Police and Crime Commissioner arrive at Huntingdon Law Courts in Cambridgeshire on Monday July 6. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA

A farmer has been found guilty of killing a woman in a crash while driving a tractor on a country road in Norfolk.

Lee Jones (Left) and Sebastian Yellowe (Right)

Two men who attacked and robbed a pensioner, leaving him for dead, have been jailed for a total of 25 years.

Marie Black, left on her way to Norwich Crown Court with co-defendants Carol and Anthony Stadler. They, along with seven others deny sexual abuse of children. Photo : Antony Kelly

The jury in a long-running sex abuse trial has been sent out to consider its verdicts.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A long-established construction company has gone on trial for an alleged health and safety breach after a labourer was seriously injured, while working on the demolition of chicken sheds at an Old Buckenham farm,

Two Myanmar migrant workers Zaw Lin, front  and Win Zaw Htun, behind,  arrive at  Samui provincial court in Suratthani province, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Ten months after two British tourists were killed on a Thai resort island, prosecutors were scheduled to call their first witnesses Wednesday in a case seen as a test of Thailand's justice system..
(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

The trial of two men accused of killing Norfolk student Hannah Witheridge is this week expected to focus on the arrest and interrogation of the two Burmese suspects.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A man who sexually assaulted a 15 year-old girl has been jailed for four years and placed on the sex offender’s register for life by a judge who said he posed a danger to young women.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

A man who walked into a Lowestoft flat and stole an £800 laptop which he later sold for just £20 has been jailed for 13 weeks and ordered to pay £900 costs.

Annabelle Dickson

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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