Suffolk Police

A teenager was attacked by a "gang" of schoolchildren and had his car damaged just two-and-a-half hours after passing his driving test.

A road has been blocked this morning after a two vehicle crash left a driver with minor injuries.

Motorists are being warned they could face delays as an abnormal load is transported between two coastal towns.

An elderly woman who reported missing jewellery to police was not the victim of a distraction burglary, officers confirm.

Witnesses are being sought after thieves stole the number plates from a parked van.

Police are continuing to hunt for the driver of a silver BMW after a teenage biker was left for dead following a hit-and-run.

Police are seeking information after a shed in the garden of a home was burgled.

An elderly woman is believed to have been the victim of a distraction burglary after a man visited her home, claiming to check the electricity meter upstairs.

Motorists are being warned they could face delays as an abnormal load is transported between Suffolk and Norfolk.

A fatal house fire which claimed the life of a man in his 80s is not being treated as suspicious.

Police have revealed 151 knives were deposited into a town's knife amnesty bin during a week-long crackdown.

Witnesses are being sought after a motorbike was stolen from a driveway.

The mother of a teen biker who was left for dead on a busy road has thanked the strangers who stayed by her son's side after a BMW hit-and-run.

A warning has been issued to parents after a girl was approached by two men in a white van.

A cyclist remains in hospital after she sustained serious head injuries following a collision on a busy main road.

A pick-up truck has been stolen from outside a home during an overnight robbery.

Three men have been charged in connection with drugs offences in Lowestoft.

Around £5,000 worth of cannabis was seized during a raid by a specialised drugs squad.

A national week-long operation will be supported by Suffolk police to crack down on gang activity and highlight the risks of carrying a bladed weapon.

The last time Jeanette Kempton was seen alive, she was staggering down a London street holding a funeral wreath. Her body was found 16 days later in a north Suffolk ditch. Why has this case gone unsolved for 30 years?

Police are hunting the driver of a silver BMW after a hit-and-run left a biker in hospital.

A 13-year-old school girl has lost her freedom and been left scared to go outside in the aftermath of a vicious and unprovoked attack, according to her mother.

Thousands of pounds worth of cannabis and a sword were seized during a drugs raid by a specialised unit.

Police are treating a suspicious blaze as arson after cardboard boxes were placed against a bandstand and set on fire in a popular park.

Motorists are being warned they could face delays as an abnormal load is transported between coastal towns.

A 21-year-old threatened to walk more than 30 miles to his North Walsham home after being found by police asleep in a Bungay bus stop.

Police dogs might think they are just playing games - but their handlers know just how vital their role is.

A father has opened up about his struggle to come to terms with his son's death and raised questions about the support offered by police following such tragedies.

A disqualified driver has been arrested after a police traffic operation found he allegedly had no licence or insurance.

Business owners and shoppers have described a ram raid by a masked gang at a supermarket in a Suffolk town as a "shock".

A handbag and cash tin were stolen from a parked van in Lowestoft after its window was smashed.

A 20-year-old man has been jailed for 23 months after admitting a string of burglaries across Lowestoft.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after coming off the road and hitting a telegraph pole, closing a road for eight hours.

Investigations are continuing into the circumstances surrounding a crash between a light goods vehicle and a car at a blind bend near Eye.

A man was knocked out and was taken to hospital after being assaulted by two other men.

A broken down coach is causing delays on roads in Lowestoft this afternoon.

As part of a new EDP project, we're casting a close eye on life in our towns. Today, reporter Reece Hanson takes a look at the UK's most easterly town: Lowestoft.

A former Suffolk Police special constable has been acquitted of assaulting a social worker - as she has a new job lined up with the prison service.

A 14-year-old girl was left with a black eye after being slapped and punched during an attack by a gang of girls.

A cyclist was chased by a member of the public after being seen breaking into a car in Lowestoft.

Drivers are being told to expect delays as a pair of abnormal loads are escorted between coastal towns.

It is 30 years since a rabbit hunter discovered the body of murdered mum Jeanette Kempton in a north Suffolk field. We take him back to the spot for the first time for our Unfinished podcast.

A 15-year-old girl who was last seen at her home on Valentine's Day has gone missing.

A Suffolk town council have proposed installing CCTV cameras to curb crime after its police presence was reduced.

A 16-year-old boy who was missing after saying he was visiting friends in a nearby Suffolk town has been found.

Fire services pulled a motorist from the wreckage of a car after it veered from the road and into a ditch.

Two cars ended up off the road after a collision this morning.

A defiant jewellery store owner is determined to continue business as usual after being held at knifepoint by masked intruders.

Six months after an appalling sex attack on a teenage boy a market town remains without CCTV.

A grieving father believes a locked phone could hold crucial evidence which reveals his son's final moments.

A fallen tree has caused disruption for motorists this afternoon as the region braces itself for Storm Erik.

Disruption to train services has ended after a van left abandoned on railway tracks was removed.

Police are investigating reports a man brandished a knife during an argument in a residential street.

How does the body of a young mother from south London end up in a field 120 miles away in rural Suffolk?

The two men who caused £2,000 worth of damage to a community mini-bus have been branded as "thugs" by distraught charity workers.

A man has been charged in connection with a distraction burglary after allegedly posing as a gardener before stealing from an elderly resident.

Police believe that a Suffolk teenager who has gone missing from home may have travelled to the Norwich or Great Yarmouth area by train.

A teenager with links to Norwich and Great Yarmouth has gone missing.

The family of a man stabbed to death outside his former partner's home have spoken of their "devastating" loss.

A woman was taken to hospital after being trapped in her car following a serious crash on an industrial estate.

Updated Dog on the loose sparks police call out

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A dog, which sparked a police call out after it was spotted on the loose, has been reunited with its owner.

Police have released CCTV images of the men who held two women at knifepoint during an attempted armed robbery at a jewellery store.

Pupils got the chance to swap their school books for speed guns and carry out their own road safety checks on passing motorists.

A warning has been issued to householders, urging residents to be vigilant following a distraction burglary.

Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing 14-year-old girl from Lowestoft.

A handbag and a Chromebook were stolen during a burglary at a home in Lowestoft.

Police have renewed an appeal for information after an arson attack at a church.

A former soldier drowned in a drainage ditch after taking cocaine and ketamine at an illegal rave, an inquest heard.

Two men who attempted to rob a Beccles jewellery shop with a knife continue to be hunted by the police.

A tradesman has had his van and thousands of pounds worth of vital tools stolen from outside his Beccles home.

The body found in a river in Suffolk has been confirmed as missing man Balys Zemaitis.

Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen during an early morning robbery.

A coach with school children on board has crashed with a car leaving one man with minor injuries.

A man was arrested on suspicion of intent to supply cannabis by a specialised drugs squad.

A man has died following an incident in Halesworth.

A man has been charged with Class A drug offences after police raided his home after a tip-off.

A motorcycle was stolen and set on fire down a bridle way in Bungay last night.

A man was hospitalised for five days and left with a broken eye socket, five broken bones in his face and serious jaw injuries after a brawl outside a pub.

The shocking "trail of destruction" left behind by vandals on Christmas night has been revealed as one frustrated resident, who has been targeted three times in as many weeks, hits out.

A "substantial" reward has been offered for information after a 23-year-old worker was pushed off her bike into oncoming traffic.

The mayor of Beccles is hoping the two car crashes which occurred at the same spot within 24-hours is a "strange coincidence" rather than a sign of a new accident blackspot.

A man has been arrested after police found cannabis, crack cocaine and heroin in his pants.

Police continue to hunt the masked men who held two women at knife point during an attempted jewellery store robbery.

A man who went missing from his home has been found by Suffolk Police.

Police are seeking witnesses after 11 vehicles were damaged in an overnight spate of vandalism.

A 52-year-old man from West Yorkshire has been given a suspended prison sentence for grooming offences against a teenage girl from north Suffolk.

A 64-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a car while on her mobility scooter has died.

Police say they are "confident" a man captured on CCTV and believed by the mother of Corrie Mckeague to be her son was not the missing airman.

An 18-year-old woman was accosted in Lowestoft on Saturday afternoon, police have confirmed.

Police are on scene after a crash in Elveden, near Thetford.

A three vehicle collision has partially blocked a bypass this afternoon, with emergency services attending.

Charges of gross negligence manslaughter could be brought against two Suffolk Police officers and one former officer after a man died following his arrest at a holiday park.

A middle-aged man remains in a serious but stable condition two weeks after he was assaulted on The Esplanade.

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a home where the door was forced.

Two OAPs have been "scammed" out of a large amount of money after a phone call from someone pretending to be the police.

The death of four foxes is shrouded in mystery after they were found on the side of a road laid out nose to tail.

Police are urging communities to secure their homes and vehicles and to be vigilant this autumn.

Police are calling on the public for information about an assault which left a man with serious head injuries in Lowestoft on Sunday.

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