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Dereham Crime

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Heritage railway staff have been left distraught after vandals caused several thousands of pounds worth of damage to vintage carriages.

There must be no let up in the fight to eradicate rural crime despite encouraging signs the cost to vulnerable, remote communities in Norfolk is reducing, the county’s police commissioner has said.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering 83-year-old Peter Wrighton.

Peter Wrighton

A driver caught doing 105mph in a 30mph zone was one of 180 motorists found to be doing 100mph or more on Norfolk’s roads last year.

Honda

Norfolk police have launched an appeal to trace a man wanted on recall to prison.

Norfolk police

Police have confirmed that a car fire in the early hours of Thursday is being treated as arson.

Norfolk Police

A boy in his early teens was left with facial injuries after he was assaulted in Fakenham.

Norfolk Police

Farmers’ leaders fear there will be an increase in hare coursing after the harvest.

Downham Market

A teenager has been hospitalised after being assaulted in Dereham.

Dereham

A grandmother from Reepham, whose family have raised thousands for a Dereham cancer charity, has been left devastated after a purse containing irreplaceable personal items was stolen in a shop.

Norfolk Police

Details have emerged of the late night parties and rowdy behaviour that had people living in fear for months before a property in a Norfolk village was shut down.

Broadland District Council

Police in Fakenham said a teenager was found to be in possession of drugs at a park in Fakenham last night.

Norfolk Police

Burglars ransacked a Dereham house after breaking in through a back window, police have revealed.

A leading public health charity has called for more investment in substance misuse prevention, after deaths related to drugs in the region soared.

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A property in Foulsham that was being used for illegal drug activity has been shut down.

Norwich Magistrates Court

An eight-month-old baby who had gone missing with his parents from the Swaffham area has been found safe and well, after a police search which lasted several months and involved the new drone unit.

Norfolk police

Norfolk police are working with forces outside the county as they continue their search for ram raiders who remain at large.

Police could have missed the opportunity to catch ram raiders red handed after failing to take immediate action after being called by a witness who saw the criminals at work.

Police have issued a fresh reminder for people to ‘lock up and lock away’ their agricultural equipment and machinery as the busy farming season continues.

Ram-raiders have struck in north Norfolk for the second time in a week.

Norfolk police

Police are appealing for witnesses after jewellery was stolen in a burglary in Whissonsett.

Norfolk Police

Vulnerable young people who are exploited by London gangs to transport drugs into Norfolk should be treated as victims, rather than criminals, according to the NSPCC.

Norfolk Police

A police campaign targeting drink and drug drivers on the roads of Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of June has led to more than 80 motorists being prosecuted.

A supermarket in Wells has reopened following a dramatic ram raid that took place in the early hours of Monday morning.

Norfolk

The number of calls made to a leading charity with concerns about children being left home alone has soared by more than 63pc.

A resident has described the moment she heard ram raiders smash a hole in the wall of a supermarket in a small north Norfolk coastal town during the early hours of Monday morning.

Ram raiders have hit a supermarket in Wells this morning.

A Dereham sex offender who was spared prison for sexually assaulting a teenager went on to commit 11 more offences just weeks later.

Norwich Crown Court

Shoppers in Dereham should remain vigilant after hundreds of pounds were stolen from a 90-year-old man in a distraction theft.

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a man who is wanted.

Norwich Crown Court

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