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Wed, 11:43

A teenager has been charged following an incident which disturbed a Dereham housing estate in the middle of the night.

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill, affray and possession of a knife after an incident in Dereham.

Cash was stolen from children's wallets as a house was raided by burglars.

A teenager accused of assaulting a police officer by spitting in their face has been charged.

Two people were arrested for separate assaults in Dereham - one for assaulting a police officer.

Norfolk County Council and Norfolk police have warned about multiple scams trying to catch residents out.

A 53-year-old man has admitted his role in a £1m cannabis factory uncovered at a Lenwade industrial estate last month.

A man arrested in connection with a sexual offence has been released under investigation.

A man has been left paralysed after suffering a stroke when his car was struck by a horsebox on the A47.

A 22-year-old who injured three children and their parents after taking a bend at 60mph on a wet road has been banned from driving.

A man and a woman are in custody after being charged over a spate of burglaries across the county.

A woman has been arrested for failing to provide a roadside breath test.

A man has been arrested in Dereham in connection with a sexual offence.

A forensic scientist from Norfolk is urging the government and retailers to ban pointed knives as part of a new law aimed at tackling knife crime.

More than 200 sexual offences against children under the age of eight were recorded by police in Norfolk in the past year, new figures have revealed.

"Under siege" Norfolk farmers are digging ditches and building earth mounds around their land to keep out criminals as the cost of rural crime has doubled in just a year.

A beehive with a colony of bees, 2,500 one day old pheasant chicks, 60 canaries and a pet tortoise of 27 years.

Police stopped a driver who wasn't wearing a seatbelt and had dogs on her lap - all while towing a horsebox.

A man who admitted causing death by careless driving after a collision involving two lorries on the A47 in mid Norfolk has been spared jail.

The police and crime commissioner for Norfolk has questioned whether officers need a university degree to 'clear up vomit on Prince of Wales Road'.

New figures showing that just 3pc of rape reports are being prosecuted in the county have been labelled "a disgrace" by Norfolk's police chief.

A teenager was threatened by a man with a knife at Norwich bus station this week after travelling into the city from Dereham.

Norfolk's chief constable has cautiously welcomed a fresh recruitment drive for police officers but said "we do not know where the money is coming from".

More than 2,000 children go missing each year in Norfolk, triggering a police response.

A man is due to be sentenced today after he admitted causing death by careless driving after a collision involving two lorries on the A47 in mid Norfolk.

Children cautioned or sent to court in Norfolk has almost halved in five years as youth crime was today described as a 'national emergency'.

The head of a Norfolk domestic violence charity has said the rise in location tracking technology including Snapchat and Find My iPhone could be behind an increase in reports of stalking offences.

A national children's charity has raised concerns about a spike in youngsters being left at home alone during the school holidays.

Robberies at Co-op food stores in Norfolk and Suffolk have dropped by 30pc since the retailer rolled out a series of crime prevention measures.

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