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Dereham Crime

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

These seven criminals are wanted by Norfolk Constabulary. If you do encounter any of these people, you are advised not to approach them and contact the police immediately on 101.

Two school children had to be separated by police after a fight broke out in a north Norfolk park.

Police in Norfolk have insisted they will only use enforcement as a “last resort” when it comes to people not wearing facemasks in shops.

A professional Norfolk boxer has admitted having a shotgun disguised as a walking stick.

A teenager suffered multiple fractures to his wrist after he and three friends were threatened with a knife in a street robbery in the early hours of the morning, a court has heard.

Norfolk’s chief constable has said he fears a ‘hidden bubble’ of child abuse crimes may have ooccured during coronavirus lockdown.

Burglars have stolen £30,000 worth of items from a building site in Swaffham.

Norfolk Live

A Mattishall man accused of the theft of products worth more than £108,000 from his former employer will appear at crown court.

Members of a Norfolk-based gang who broke into hospitals during the coronavirus crisis to steal gas canisters are due to be sentenced next month.

The chairman of Norfolk’s police federation has said he expects the onus of enforcing the mandatory wearing of face masks to fall with shopkeepers - as the constabulary does not have the capacity to do it.

Children in Norfolk could be tricked into eating cannabis sweets disguised as Nerds, police have warned.

Breckland Police have arrested a 30-year-old man after he was found carrying 50,000 illegal tobacco products in the boot of his car.

A cyclist suffered facial injuries and broken teeth after he was knocked off his bike by a driver in an apparent road rage incident.

A domestic abuse charity saw a 300pc rise in calls during lockdown, as police raised fears that victims were unable to get away from their abuser.

The owner of a car allegedly caught doing a doughnut in a mid Norfolk car park will be “caught up with”, police have warned.

A man has denied causing the death of a popular sportsman by dangerous driving.

Norfolk Live

More than three quarters of people fined by police in Norfolk for breaching lockdown restrictions are men, new data has revealed.

A hard-hitting animation showing how a young person is groomed and exploited has been created in a bid to warn youngsters across Norfolk about the dangers of taking the wrong path in life.

A group of people who dumped a dirty nappy and beer cans in a park have been fined £120.

Dereham

A Norfolk soldier has been jailed for 15 months and discharged from the army for passing on military-issue bullets.

Police caught a number of drivers speeding on Norfolk’s roads - and also arrested an A47 driver who tested positive for drugs.

A man was chased away by a group of people after he assaulted a woman in an alleyway in Dereham.

Norfolk Live

A burglar duped an elderly resident into letting him into his home and stole £100 in cash.

Dereham

Police have reminded visitors to respect Norfolk’s beauty spots after crowds flocked to the coast and Broads on the hottest week of the year.

A 20-year-old man who was wanted for breaching the terms of his licence has been arrested.

Speeding tickets will be falling onto the doorsteps of more than 2,000 motorists in the county following a two-week campaign from Norfolk Constabulary.

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who is wanted and believed to be in Norfolk or Colchester.

Norfolk Live

Second homes and holiday homes were involved in more than 250 complaints in relation to breaches of coronavirus lockdown rules, police figures have revealed.

A family left “absolutely devastated” by the death of a popular cyclist, runner and triathlete who was killed in a crash more than two years ago have told of their anger and disappointment after police confirmed no-one would be prosecuted.

Members of the public have been praised for helping police to sniff out a growing number of cannabis factories which have sprung up during the coronavirus lockdown.

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