School pupil ‘threw punch’ at police officer, Thorpe St Andrew crime report reveals

The assault was one of 51 incidents reported to Norfolk police from within the parish boundary betwe

The assault was one of 51 incidents reported to Norfolk police from within the parish boundary between October 1 and October 31 this year. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

A secondary school pupil threw a punch at a police officer as they tried to restrain him, according to a crime report for Thorpe St Andrew.

Other reported crimes include burglaries, theft and robbery. In one incident a man was seen using pl

Other reported crimes include burglaries, theft and robbery. In one incident a man was seen using pliers to try and cut the tie on a public library computer. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

The assault was one of 51 incidents reported to Norfolk police from within the parish boundary between October 1 and October 31 this year.

Other reported crimes include burglaries, theft and robbery. In one incident a man was seen using pliers to try and cut the tie on a public library computer.

Another involved the theft of a canoe that was tied-up under a bridge.

The police report, which only provides limited details about each incident, will go before Thorpe St Andrew Town Council on Monday.


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In regard to the assault involving a student, the report listed it as an 'assault without injury'. No specific details were given about when or where it took place.

The report said: 'High school student threw a punch at a police officer when they tried to restrain him.'

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There were five reported incidents of criminal damage to a car, and one report of youths throwing eggs at someone's home.

The report also listed two incidents of racially or religiously aggravated common assault. One occurred between passengers and a taxi driver following an argument over fare payment.

The report said police received 143 calls from within the Thorpe St Andrew boundary in October.

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