CCTV appeal after gun shots fired through window in Great Yarmouth

Detectives investigating a firearms incident in Great Yarmouth have released a CCTV image in a bid t

Detectives investigating a firearms incident in Great Yarmouth have released a CCTV image in a bid to trace witnesses who could have important information. Picture: Norfolk Police - Credit: Archant

A CCTV image has been released by police in an appeal to trace witnesses after gun shots were fired through a window in Great Yarmouth.

Officers are interested in tracing a group of people – seen standing near an alleyway entrance on Napoleon Place – near to the Duke of Wellington pub around midnight on Sunday, November 27.

DS Darren Reade, from Great Yarmouth CID, said: 'We've been examining CCTV as part of our enquiries and in this image you can make out a group of people, possibly about four, who are standing near an alleyway as the person who we believe to be our suspect, leaves the scene on St Peter's Road.

'I would urge anyone who believes this could be them to come forward as it's likely you have information which could help our enquiries.'

It follows an incident which happened around midnight on Saturday and early hours of Sunday morning when shots were fired at an address in St Peter's Road causing damage to a window and a door.

Specialist officers were deployed and found a female at the address had suffered minor cuts as a result of the window damage. She was taken to the James Paget Hospital for treatment.

At around 1am a further call was made to police reporting a disturbance at an address in Barkis Road.

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A short time later officers arrested three males in connection with both incidents.

Two of the males, aged in their late teens, have since been released on police bail pending further enquiries until January.

The third male, a 19-year-old from the Great Yarmouth area, has since been issued a penalty notice for disorder.

• Anyone with information should contact DS Reade at Yarmouth CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at

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