Wymondham and Attleborough Crime


Con-artists pretending to be police officers are defrauding elderly people out of thousands of pounds by arranging taxis to take them to banks, Norfolk Constabulary has revealed.

A 92-year-old woman has been conned into handing over tens of thousands of pounds worth of gold and jewellery on her doorstep to a man claiming to be a police officer.

Shop owners and businesses have been urged to be on their guard after buyers tried to use fake £50 notes to pay for goods.

A woman has appealed to the public to help reunite a stolen pygmy goat and its babies.


The manager of a landmark Norfolk pub which was destroyed in a fire last week has hit out at the “low life” who broke into the damaged building last night.

A father came up with a unique excuse to a police officer after he was stopped doing more than 100mph on the A11.


A cold caller pretending to be a policeman conned an elderly victim out of nearly £10,000.

More than 50 Norfolk churches thought to be at high risk of being targeted by lead thieves are set to be alarmed by the end of next month.

Lorne Green

Drivers are breaking a rush-hour ban on cars on a Norfolk road, police have said.

During a routine traffic stop a student police officer got more than she bargained for.

A car stopped because it had a defective headlight was seized by police after they discovered the driver had no insurance.

Drivers have been warned to be extra vigiliant about locking their cars after a suspicious man was spotted searching a vehicle with a torch.

Police in Norfolk are using footage from mobile speed cameras to prosecute drivers for other motoring offences.

Norfolk Constabulary

The driver of a car caught in a pedestrian zone had no insurance - leading the vehicle to be seized.

A driver was arrested after police stopped a vehicle during the early morning for a drug test.

Seventeen more uniformed officers on the street and additional police staff in Norfolk’s schools have been announced as part of a plan that would see every Norfolk taxpayer paying more for the police.

Lorne Green

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner will today unveil his proposals for the 2018/19 policing budget.

Lorne Green

Victims of sexual abuse and violence are being encouraged to speak out as Norfolk Police supports a national week-long campaign to raise awareness.

Lorne Green

Police have urged people only to use 999 for emergency calls, after a woman dialled up asking for help because her ‘ankles hurt from too much dancing’.

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

Norfolk Police

Police are urging drivers to take care on the roads as icy conditions have led to 37 crashes reported in Norfolk this morning.

Norfolk Police

“I had to change the music for my son in the back of the car.”

Lorne Green

A silver charm bracelet was the among a number of items of jewellery stolen from a house.

A charity offering support to victims of sexual abuse is to receive a big funding boost from Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Lorne Green

A driver failed a drugs test after being stopped for jumping a red traffic light.

A scheme to help female offenders turn their lives around is set to be rolled out across the county.

Lorne Green

A man has been convicted over the killing of a victim who was left with more than 65 stab wounds.

Video: Teen caught travelling 90mph on the A11

Friday, January 12, 2018

A teenager has be caught going 90mph in a goods vehicle on the A11.

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk has denied a “power grab” as an independent report concluded he should govern the county’s Fire and Rescue Service.

Lorne Green

The percentage of drivers failing breathalyser tests during the festive period has increased with 81 people arrested last month.

Lorne Green

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