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There has been a ram-raid in Hockwold

Ram-raiders drove a 4x4 into a post office in Hockwold but left empty-handed.

X-ray of the shot swan: Picture RSPCA

A swan that was shot in the head is fighting for survival at a west Norfolk RSPCA centre.

Stuart Cullen, from the Lowestoft area, who died in the terrorist attack in Tunisia.

The family of a man who died in the Tunisian massacre have paid tribute to their “third musketeer”.

Police now are appealing for witnesses to the assault. Photo: Ian Burt

A van driver in his 50s has been assaulted after an altercation with a pick-up truck driver in Costessey.

Around 100 square metres of grassland was set alight. Photo: Submitted

Police are appealing for witnesses after arsonists set fire to grassland in Fritton Woods.

Earlham Cemetery, Norwich. Photo: Paul Bushell.

A large stone cherub statue was stolen from a graveside in Norwich.

Norwich Prison entrance; Photo: Bill Smith; Copy: Lucy Bolton; For: EEN; Archant © 2009; 01603 772434

Staff and prisoners at HMP Norwich are being put at “unacceptable risk” by staffing shortages caused by drastic budget cuts, according to monitors.

Police have appealed to witnesses of an attempted burglary in Norwich.

A cat has been shot with an air rifle in Tibenham, near Long Stratton.

Craig Le Picq pictured a few months ago in the boat that was damaged with his sons Zach and Kyle Picture: James Bass

A boat owner has spoken out after his vintage craft was damaged by would-be joyriders on Great Yarmouth’s historic Waterways.

Pictured from front to back Poppy Dolphin-Betts, Jesse Howell and Finley Howell.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A disabled grandmother has been left distraught after her beloved tortoises and chickens were stolen.

James and Joanne Dudley who were staying in Sousse in Tunia when the gunman opened fire on the beach a few metres away

A Bradwell couple who were caught up in the Tunisian beach terror attack said they feel lucky to have survived - as they left the beach just minutes before the gunman opened fire.

The repainted Spixworth village sign. Picture: Denise Bradley

Police want to speak to a man after he wandered into a house in Spixworth.

Drivers faced delays this morning after a skip lorry and a car crashed in Norwich.

Picture: Ian Burt

Two men and a woman have been arrested after cocaine and heroine were seized in Lakenham.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray after an incident in Cromer, a police spokesperson has said.

The Dereham Road Tesco Express. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A man has been charged following a series of arsons in Norwich.

Picture: Ian Burt

A 36-year-old man has been charged in connection with stalking offences in Fakenham.

Undated handout photo issued by Norfolk Police of Norfolk Police Chief Constable Simon Bailey, who has said that there could be

Norfolk’s chief constable has defended work by the police to tackle child abuse after a report claimed officers are failing too many young victims.

A teenager received a cut to his lip after being threatened by a man with a knife in a north Norfolk coastal village.

Armed police and the force helicopter were called to reports of a man with a handgun in Norwich today.

Steward Julia Nix in the sunshine at the RNS. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norfolk Police are issuing advice as hot weather is expected to peak across East Anglia today.

A couple from the King’s Lynn area who were arrested on suspicion of cruelty and neglect of their obese son will not be prosecuted, police said.

Police have released CCTV footage of a man that police would like to speak to in connection with a theft in Norwich.

Police have released CCTV footage of a man that officers want to speak to in connection with a bike theft in Norwich.

The box of the defibrillator in St Nicholas Court, North Walsham. The defibrillator equipment from within was stolen on Saturday morning.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A north Norfolk community has quickly raised £800 to replace a defibrillator after one was stolen from a town centre.

Do you know these men?

Police have released a CCTV image of two men they would like to speak to following a distraction theft in Docking.

Police want to talk to these two men captured on CCTV leaving the hospital.

Police are appealing for help to find two men following a number of bicycle thefts on the grounds of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 13 year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of wounding.

Michael Acton.

Police have thanked the public after a wanted man was arrested in Fakenham last night.

A 17-year-old is due to appear in court in connection with a series of burglaries.

A 41-year-old man appeared in court on Saturday after being charged in connection with a string of incidents in Norwich.

Police stopped the car near Marham over the nature of the driving - and later charged the driver for breaching a court order.

Courts

Sarah-Jane Roberts; photo by Adrian Judd

A businesswoman has appeared in court charged with failing to pay VAT, income tax and national insurance while she was the director of two companies based in Norwich.

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 Norfolk man will stand trial accused of causing death by dangerous driving.

A Norwich man has been charged after armed police and the force helicopter were called to reports of a man with a handgun.

A karate instructor who suffered significant injuries in a motorbike crash is now battling for more than £300,000 in compensation.

A man who hit a friend over the head with a bottle causing a cut to his forehead after they had been drinking has been jailed for 16 months.

Undated Cambridgeshire Police handout photo of Detective Constable Sharon Garrett. Photo credit should read: Cambridgeshire Police/PA Wire

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A West Norfolk man has appeared in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

A former teaching assistant accused of sexual offences against children denied there was “any truth whatsoever” in the allegations she faced.

Janusz Wisniewski has been jailed for 10 years. Photo: Norfolk Police

A man jailed for attempted murder left his ex-partner, who was lying in a pool of blood, to call herself an ambulance, a court heard.

Janusz Wisniewski has been jailed for 10 years. Photo: Norfolk Police

A man has been jailed for ten years for trying to murder his ex-partner at his home in Norwich.

Derek Blake, Norfolk County Councillor for Loddon division.

An inquest into the death of a Norfolk county councillor at his village home opened today at the coroner’s court in Norwich.

Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Two people accused of sexual offences against children both denied any knowledge of abuse in a trial at Norwich Crown Court today.

Major breaches of health and safety regulations which left an electrical contractor from Hellesdon sustaining severe burns have resulted in two companies being fined £25,000 each.

A 17-year-old is due to appear in court in connection with a series of burglaries.

An alleged member of a paedophile ring has denied she ever abused any children.

Norfolk Trading Standards raids on commercial premises in Great Yarmouth.
 Illegal tobacco products found hidden at the rear of the shop inside a storage heater.

Picture: James Bass

A shopworker who sold counterfeit illegal tobacco has been jailed for eight months by a judge who said he had put people’s health in danger.

Wayland Prison. Photo:Sonya Duncan

A prisoner at HMP Wayland, near Watton, died of natural causes, a coroner has recorded.

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

An alleged member of a paedophile ring has denied ever abusing children.

Niel Solomon

An inquest has been opened into the death of a 41-year-old man whose body was discovered in Leziate near King’s Lynn.

Undated Cambridgeshire Police handout photo of Detective Constable Sharon Garrett. Photo credit should read: Cambridgeshire Police/PA Wire

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A West Norfolk man faces a trial next week charged with causing the death of a police officer in a road crash.

Matthew Champion outside Crisp Maltings. Picture: Chris Bishop

A village’s long-running legal battle over a point of planning law will soon be over.

An alleged member of a paedophile ring has admitted he was a “terrifying, violent and cruel” man but denied any sexual abuse.

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

A defendant in a child sex abuse trial told a jury that he is suspicious about the “extraordinary” allegations that have been made.

Undated Cambridgeshire Police handout photo of Detective Constable Sharon Garrett. Photo credit should read: Cambridgeshire Police/PA Wire

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A west Norfolk man is due to appear in court tomorrow following the death of a police officer in a crash last year.

A Lowestoft man and a woman who robbed a stroke victim have been jailed.

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

A foster agency supervisor was said to have made changes to files relating to an alleged paedophile ring, a court heard.

Lee Cullinane

Police in London have released images of a man - with connections to Gorleston - who is wanted for failing to appear at court.

Norwich Prison entrance; Photo: Bill Smith.

A prisoner started a fire in his cell and piled furniture against the door to prevent officers entering, a court heard.

Sergiusz Meges, whose body was found in a Norwich underpass. Pic: Norfolk Constabulary.

Detectives have revealed they are trawling through about 300 hours of CCTV footage in a bid to find vital clues as to what happened to a 29-year-old homeless man whose body was found in a Norwich underpass.

19-06-15 Lee Shillingford-Cogheil

Three men were jailed for a total of 37 and half years for the torture and kidnap of a Norwich man and carrying out a robbery over a drugs debt.

Motorcyclist Steven Moulton who died in a crash on the A17.

Steven Moulton, 43, died when his Ducati motorcycle was struck by a Peugeot 306 driven by Raymond Crome, 85.

A jealous lover has been jailed for threatening to kill his partner’s friend with a sledgehammer after fearing the two were having an affair.

Ipswich Crown Court

A burglary gang involved in more than 100 break-ins at homes across Suffolk, Essex and eastern England have been given jail terms totalling more than 20 years.

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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