A man was arrested after he spat in a police officer’s face.

A wanted couple were arrested in the early hours of today.

A man has been arrested in Norwich after rubbing his face on the window of a police van.

Two men have been charged in connection with drug offences as part of an ongoing police anti-drugs operation.

Two children’s piggy banks and jewellery were stolen in a burglary in West Norfolk.

The moment a driver crashed into a garden wall in Lowestoft “sounded like a bomb went off” according to a local resident.

Norfolk Police are supporting this year’s national child sexual exploitation awareness day, and say that everyone has a role to play in raising awareness.

A man from Swanton Morley has been given a six month prison sentence, suspended for a year, for downloading indecent images of children.

The NSPCC has condemned a Norfolk man who was sentenced to 16 years in jail at his retrial yesterday.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in South Norfolk.

Golden and silver jewellery, money and a safe were stolen in a burglary at a home in Norwich.

A rape victim’s four-year wait for justice is finally over with her attacker starting a 16-year jail sentence today.

Police are investigating a burglary in Heacham.

A woman allegedly spat blood in the face of a police officer while she was being arrested on suspicion of assault.

Police have appealed for help in tracing a wanted man from Norfolk.

Two people have received a summons to court following reports of men knocking on doors and trying to sell cleaning products.

Police are appealing for information after a chainsaw was stolen in Sheringham.

A village shopkeeper has told how break-in thieves repeatedly hammered on toughened glass in the early hours of the morning.

A teenager has been attacked in a picturesque Norfolk Broads village.

Police have stopped two motorbikes in a South Norfolk Town for being driven in a careless and anti-social manor.

A man has denied pointing a loaded semi-automatic pistol at his ex-girlfriend and her mother when they came to collect belongings from his grandfather’s house in East Tuddenham, a court has heard.

Technology has opened up an array of opportunities for paedophiles, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.

A second village shop was targeted by a gang in the early hours of today.

A stolen car was driven through a garden wall and set alight before those responsible fled the scene.

Two people have been arrested after a police pursuit near Wisbech.

A community has rallied around a public library after a thief stole a collection box containing £60-£70.

Police are appealing for information after four men targeted the post office in Filby this morning.

Investigations are continuing into a robbery at a north Norfolk post office.

Police are appealing to the public for help in identifying two men and a woman following two theft incidents in North Walsham.

A man from Mattishall was arrested in Dereham last night following a police appeal.


A “high risk” offender who carried out sex attacks on four women and robbed three men in a four-hour crime spree has been jailed for life.

A 23-year-old who committed 14 offences in just four hours has been described as “a very serious danger to the public”.

A judge warned that anyone using a blade to slash someone’s face must expect immediate custody after he jailed a woman for a knife attack, in Norwich, which left a young woman scarred for life.

An application for a sexual risk order has been made against a 59-year-old homeless man.

The family of a prisoner who died have criticised Norwich Prison for the care he received in the lead-up to his death.

A woman has described her fear after her ex-boyfriend pointed a gun at her face - and then at her mother - when she went to collect her belongings.

A man has been cleared of robbing a 75-year-old postmistress in an armed raid on a rural post office.

A judge has praised the courage of a rape victim who was forced to come to court three times to give evidence against her abuser after his previous convictions were quashed.

A woman has admitted causing a crash which left a motorcyclist in hospital for a year – and still unable to walk – by driving in the wrong direction on a roundabout.

A coroner has made a series of recommendations following the death of a 36-year-old Norwich woman.

A 91-year-old Norwich woman bravely fought off a robber by swinging her heavy shopping bag at him, a court heard.

A man, who allegedly had more than 300 indecent images of children on his mobile phone and computer equipment, told police he wasn’t responsible for downloading them, a court has heard.

The family of a man who died after he was kicked in the head during a street fight have hit out at the five year sentence his attacker received.

A man has appeared in court following a knife attack, which happened on Great Yarmouth seafront.

A mother and son have both admitted their involvement in producing cannabis in a west Norfolk village.

An 18-year-old man has admitted being in possession of a significant amount of heroin and cocaine when he was arrested in Suffolk Square, in Norwich.

Several men have denied involvement in a conspiracy to carry out burglaries across five counties including Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

A Rottweiler caused “searing pain” to its owner’s neighbour in an attack when she popped over to collect a parcel, a court heard.

A man who killed a “defenceless” father-of-two from Heacham with a kick to the head during a street fight has been jailed for five years.

A drunk Suffolk chef told police he was “not ******** happy” as they took away his ticket during the East Anglian derby, a court heard.

A jury has been sent home for the weekend in the trial of a man charged with carrying out an armed robbery on a rural Norfolk post office.

A 48-year-old man from Hoveton has pleaded not guilty to the attempted burglary of a fish and chip shop.

A teenage business studies student who was “forced” to come to Great Yarmouth and sell drugs to pay off a fictional debt has escaped jail.

A Sprowston couple have pleaded guilty to neglect following the death of their seven-week-old baby.

A man who repeatedly raped a woman at knifepoint, and threatened her by holding a knife to her young son’s throat, has been jailed for 10 years.

A large cannabis factory was literally sniffed out by an alert police officer with a keen sense of smell, a court heard.

A man arrested over the armed robbery of Surlingham Post Office was found hiding in a house in Cringleford after police initially went to the address to investigate a burglary, a jury heard.

An offender who targeted vulnerable elderly victims in Norwich admitted robbing a woman in her 90s close to a city medical practice.

The trial of two women, who denied being involved in a violent burglary during which a man was shot in the head with an air pistol, has ended after they admitted stealing a mobile from the property.

Four people have been charged with drug offences in Norwich.

Investors who lost pensions and life-savings when their money was moved to a high-risk scheme without their knowledge said today they felt betrayed by the two brothers behind the £17 million scam.

Annabelle Dickson

Peter Walsh

Crime Correspondent


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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