Wymondham and Attleborough Crime

Yesterday, 07:00

Norfolk’s chief constable has said we have to “stop reacting to crises as they arrive” as victims of stabbings are refusing to engage with police - preventing prosecutions.

The bank holiday weekend has seen police officers dealing with broken down cars and several speeding drivers.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in East Harling.

Two London men have been remanded into custody accused of robbing a woman in Hingham of her Rolex and a £40,000 Mercedes.

Police has issued a warning after a number of “handbag dipping” thefts.

Police in Norfolk will be targeting drivers who text and talk behind the wheel as part of a two week-long enforcement campaign.

As Norfolk’s Class A drug supply remains stable despite more than 1,000 arrests, calls are being made for a radical change in policy. Luke Powell reports.

A motorist caught speeding at more than 110mph on the A11 with his three children in the car, a court has heard.

A man is set to appear in court charged with the murder of his wife in Brooke.

Two brothers were found to be responsible for a string of raids at sports and social clubs after a member of the public reported one of the burglaries while it was happening, a court has heard.

People in Norfolk have been warned by watchdogs not to fall for scam telephone calls about arrest warrants for unpaid tax.

A 32-year-old man who is believed to be in the Great Yarmouth area is wanted on recall to prison.

Police were called out to deal with anti-social behaviour in Long Stratton.

Long Stratton

Three years since a new law aimed at domestic abusers who control their partners’ behaviour came into force, two of every three reports end with no action.

A man has been handed a £600 court bill after he was found asleep in his own vomit in a car parked on the A47 slip road in Norwich.

Almost 200 reports of dog fighting incidents have been reported in Norfolk and Suffolk in the past four years, new figures from the RSPCA reveal.

More than 200 knives have been seized during a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime.

Norfolk police

Two men have been charged after police were called to an unlicensed music event over the weekend.

A motorist has escaped police after driving down the A11 the wrong way.

Chris Harris

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Wymondham at the weekend have now lifted the police cordon at the scene of the attack.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

One in five hate crimes in Norfolk are being closed without identifying a suspect, as forces have been urged to improve their response.

Home Office

Watchdogs have warned people in Norfolk in Suffolk not to fall for scam texts offering council tax refunds.

A 54-year-old woman will today appear in court charged with murdering her husband.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The identity of a 57-year-old man stabbed to death in Wymondham has been revealed.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Robbers ambushed and attacked a woman before stealing her car in a Norfolk town.

Norfolk police

A murder probe has been launched after a 67 year old man was stabbed to death at a Wymondham estate.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A woman in her 60s has been arrested and a man taken to hospital after a serious assault at a Wymondham home.

People in a Norfolk town say they are in shock following an attack in which robbers pinned down a woman and robbed her.


A jury has been told an accident at a Norfolk firm where a worker lost his life after becoming trapped in machinery could have been avoided.

James Criddle

A man has been charged in connection with an incident at a fish and chip shop.

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