A man accused of stabbing a man in the arm and attempting to slash his friend across the face claimed he was acting in self-defence and had not meant to cause any injuries.

A man told how he managed to fend off being slashed in the face before he was stabbed in the arm in a late-night knife attack in Norwich.

A prisoner held another inmate hostage so he could get moved onto the segregation wing, a court heard.

An offender who moved to Norfolk from London to make a new start has been jailed for drugs offences.

A Norwich grandmother has admitted stockpiling stolen goods at her Bowthorpe bungalow - including clothing with the shop tags still attached.

A benefits cheat claimed he could hardly walk so he could get an extra £52,935 in benefits, a court heard.

A Norwich man was snared by paedophile hunters when he used Facebook to try to meet up with a 13-year-old girl, a court heard.

A man has admitted carrying out a string of armed robberies in Norwich, targeting three convenience stores in nine days and also robbing a taxi driver of his day's takings.

A judge praised the courage of the victim of a vicious Norwich stabbing who came to court despite being "extremely fearful" over threats.

A dealer involved in supplying crack cocaine and heroin in the Great Yarmouth area, which is said to have netted more than £80,000, has been ordered to pay back just £467.

A man has admitted killing a man in Downham Market almost nine years ago and then trying to make it look like a suicide.

A jury has been sworn in to hear a trial of a man charged with attempting to murder another man in Norwich.

Two men took sadistic pleasure in setting fire to farm shelters to watch sows and their piglets burned alive, a court heard.

A county lines drug dealer was caught on the A11 near Norwich after he attracted police attention by being in a car which had been reported as stolen, a court heard.

A man stopped in a taxi was carrying a drugs haul worth £6,500, while another passenger had a "fearsome" machete with a 14-inch blade hidden down his trousers, a court heard.

A teenager has been convicted of a brutal attack on a "defenceless" homeless woman sleeping rough on the streets which a judge described as a "worrying and disturbing" offence.

A jury hearing a trial of a teenager who is alleged to have brutally attacked a homeless woman sleeping rough in Great Yarmouth has gone out to consider its verdict.

A teenager brutally attacked a homeless woman sleeping rough and then told friends that blood on his hands and clothing were from a fight with a man he "left for dead," a court heard.

A man charged with a number of burglaries in the Downham Market area has told a court he is going to offer pleas to some of the matters he faces.

A man caught in a Norwich churchyard with a ladder and tools denied trying to steal lead from the roof - instead claiming he was only there to take drugs.

Two men involved in a Great Yarmouth boxing match appeared at Norwich Crown Court charged with alleged health and safety failings after a young boxer died following his first-ever fight.

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