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People asked to delay calling 101 with non-emergency incidents as police prepare for busy Christmas Eve

PUBLISHED: 17:47 24 December 2017 | UPDATED: 08:20 25 December 2017

Prince of Wales Road. Picture Norwich.

Prince of Wales Road. Picture Norwich.

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Norfolk Police has asked for people to delay calling 101 with non-emergency incidents as it prepares for a busy Christmas Eve.

The force said it was expecting to have a busy Sunday as people head out into Norwich to celebrate the night before Christmas.

On Twitter, it asked for people to report their non-emergency incidents to 101 on Monday if they did not need to report it on Sunday evening.

It said: “Norfolk Police expects to have a busy Christmas Eve evening. If you do not need to report your non-emergency incident on 101 this evening then please report after today.”

The constabulary said people can also visit www.norfolk.police.uk to report a crime or incident online.

It comes as police made eight arrests in Norwich on Friday - which was regarded as one off the busiest nights of the year.

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