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A man has been arrested in Norfolk on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a bin shed in London.

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after another man was stabbed.

This is the face of a man being hunted by police after he escaped from Norwich Prison.

Cold callers have been trying to con people in Norfolk about 'recent car accidents'.

A teenager was beaten up by three people after they crashed into the back of his car.

Dashcam footage is being sought by police after two people suffered serious injuries while looking for a mobile phone on the A146.

Two prison officers who were threatened with a home-made knife at one of the most "hostile and violent workplaces in Western Europe" are still recovering more than two years on.

A Norfolk driving instructor is to stand trial next year after he denied a drink driving charge.

Money and jewellery have been stolen in a house burglary.

The brother of a man stabbed to death at his family home more than three decades ago has issued an emotional plea for information.

Police seized a dirt bike after it was ditched by the rider as they attempted to evade police in Harleston.

A driver who left the scene of a crash in which a woman was injured while checking on the condition of a deer, has been traced by police.

A man in his 20s has been caught with drugs and a lock knife in Norwich.

A man was arrested after police discovered a lock knife hidden down his pants.

Several police units and an ambulance were called to an address in Norwich following concerns for safety of a woman.

The search for a man is continuing after an assault was reported in mid Norfolk.

Three people arrested on suspicion of murder in Wisbech have been released under investigation.

A number of men dressed up as Father Christmas sent a wall crashing to the ground after they tried to pull down a political party sign outside a house.

A church member who had a close friend stabbed to death said he has been encouraged by the response to the first knife crime concert in the city.

More than 30 motorists have been arrested in the first week of Norfolk Police's annual festive drink and drug drive crackdown.

Police are continuing to investigate after a cyclist suffered a broken arm following a crash in Norwich.

Two men stabbed following a daylight brawl in Norwich are fine and out of hospital following the attack.

A car has been seized by police as the motorist had no insurance.

Three people arrested following an illegal rave in Norfolk remain under investigation while enquiries continue.

An investigation into a robbery where a teenager had his bike stolen in Norwich has been closed.

Police have seized a vehicle after the driver was discovered to be banned from the roads.

Class A drugs were recovered by police after a man was arrested in the city.

An elderly woman woke to find a burglar in the living room of her home, a court heard.

A murder inquiry is under way following the death of a man in Wisbech today (Friday).

Traces of cocaine were found on one in six people during a police drug swab operation at a pub in a Norfolk town.

A man has appeared in court after a corrosive liquid was allegedly thrown at police 
officers.

Courts

The jury hearing the trial of a man accused of carrying out a carjack in Norwich has been sent home for the night.

A drunk Lowestoft man who knocked his former partner and carer over with his car after she got out of the vehicle and walked off during an argument has been jailed for 18 weeks.

The jury hearing the trial of a man accused of carrying out a carjack in Norwich has been sent out to consider its verdicts.

An elderly woman woke to find a burglar in the living room of her home, a court heard.

An 85-year-old pensioner was found dead in a river, a court was told.

A man who was pulled over for driving too slowly has lost his job after police found he was more than double the drink-drive limit.

An engineer whose arm was almost sliced off by machinery at a packaging company factory is suing for compensation of more than £200,000.

A man has been charged with two counts of inflicting grievous bodily harm after two police officers were allegedly assaulted.

A man accused of beating a woman on three occasions - including once with a wet tea towel - will stand trial next year.

A man has appeared in court charged with producing more than 700 cannabis plants.

Members of a quiet village community near Bungay have voiced their shock after police raided a cannabis farm worth half a million pounds.

More than 700 cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of more than £500,000, have been seized by police.

A rogue builder who ripped off customers for more £220,000 has been ordered to pay back just £1.

A young farmer who bought his first sheep aged just 17 has been banned from keeping livestock for the next three years and had his flock taken away.

A police officer said he almost immediately recognised an alleged Norwich carjacker after seeing a photo sent by his colleague, a court has heard.

A driving instructor who left his partner of 20 years for one of his 19-year-old students added insult to injury by stealing his wife's credit card and going on a £500 spending spree.

A builder who was jailed for four years is due back in court this afternoon as authorities try to claw money back.

A financial advisor will appear in court charged with fraud after thousands of pounds went missing from the company he worked for.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk courts in November.

A man who burgled a home before climbing onto the roof, claiming he had been shot, has had sentence increased for breaching a community order.

A woman who was jailed for stealing more than £9,500 from her disabled brother and using it to fund home improvements has been ordered to pay the rest of the money owed within the next three months.

A woman jailed for stealing £9,500 from her disabled mother could be forced to give up money or assets as an extra form of punishment.

The trial of a woman charged with murdering her husband starts today.

Take a look at what has been happening in Norwich Crown Court.

A teenager has denied kicking a police officer in the chest and spitting at him.

A father-of-three who was caught growing cannabis in his loft said he was using the class B drug to recover from a cocaine addiction.

A coroner has raised concerns with how information is passed between officers and custody after a father-of two took his own life just 30 hours after being released from a Suffolk police station.

A teenager who stole more than £100 worth of fuel has been told to "pay his way" by a court.

A man sent 8,000 emails to his former partner in six months, a court has heard.

A 21-year-old has denied stealing his friend's car while under the influence of alcohol, before crashing into three more vehicles.

A man who killed his flatmate in Norwich is set to be sentenced on Friday.

Peter Walsh

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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