Two men have been arrested in connection with a series of mobile phone thefts across Norfolk.

Police in North Walsham arrested the pair, one in his 20s and one in his 30s, on suspicion of theft at 1pm on Tuesday.

They were taken to Great Yarmouth Police Station for questioning where they remain.

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The arrests follow at least 16 reports of phone thefts across Norfolk and Suffolk in the past month including in Attleborough, Watton, Dereham, Thetford, King’s Lynn, Downham Market, Dersingham, Holt, Cromer, Fakenham and Sudbury.

Investigating officers are asking anyone who has any information about the incidents to come forward, quoting crime reference: 36/15396/24.