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Wymondham and Attleborough Crime

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Cyber scammers targeted a district council with a hoax email con in which they pretended to be the authority’s leader.

A man will stand trial next year after denying three counts of sexual assault.

Two members of a gang of Rolex robbers, who followed a Norfolk woman for more than 100 miles before carrying out a violent mugging, have had their case adjourned until next month.

For the three university students fined £10,000 each after throwing a party in Norwich, the harsh financial lesson of falling foul of coronavirus guidelines may be the most memorable of their time studying.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A woman was punched in the face during an attempted robbery in a town.

Attleborough

Campers who left behind their rubbish in woodland have been fined and ordered to write a letter of apology.

The scale of sex offences recorded on school grounds in Norfolk over the past five years has been revealed.

A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with a variety of fraud which sees criminals pose as police officers.

A woman in her 60s was conned out of £60,000 by criminals posing as police - who convinced her she was helping with an undercover investigation.

More than £1/2m has been awarded to councils in Norfolk and Waveney to step up checks to make sure people and businesses comply with coronavirus rules.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Burglaries have returned to pre-lockdown levels in Norfolk after collapsing during lockdown.

A devoted mother is unable to speak and receiving round-the-clock care at a residential home after a vicious hammer attack by her abusive husband.

A man was punched in the face and took several blows to the head and body after he was assaulted by two teenage attackers with a metal object.

Norfolk Live

Cash and jewellery were stolen from a home after a burglar used a ladder to climb into a first-floor window in daylight.

Norfolk Live

A man is to be sentenced after he admitted assaulting a neighbour with a bird bath.

The news that those who attack emergency workers are to face tougher sentences has been greeted as ‘a step in the right direction’ by those who represent police officers in Norfolk.

A sex abuse charity has warned children receiving support for trauma have been “set back” by lockdown as the service was forced to cut face-to-face contact.

Norfolk’s police chief has revealed the grim statistic that 26pc of the county’s overall crime demand is abuse related - with the figure “going up and up year on year”.

Victims have recounted their experiences of sexual and domestic violence as charities encourage people to look out for the “warning signs” of child abuse.

A man who thought he had lost his phone threatened to smash all the windows at a pub after the landlord refused to check the CCTV, a court heard.

Two women who suffered from “the worst kind of physical and mental trauma” during lockdown have opened up about their experiences - and how they escaped the torment of their abusers.

Fears have been raised about a tide of abuse referrals as victims of domestic and sexual violence return to schools and work places.

People in Norfolk followed advice to stay calm ahead of new laws coming in to limit the size of social gatherings.

Police are looking for a man who verbally abused a fellow pedestrian as she walked through a Norfolk village.

Three men were arrested after a gamekeeper was pelted with stones as the hare coursing season got under way.

A Norfolk woman who could lose her home as a result of a judge concluding that she conducted an “obsessive campaign” against her clergyman ex-husband has lost a Court of Appeal fight.

These are the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk during August.

A business owner was left in tears after finding dozens of bags of insulation dumped on his land.

Norfolk Live

Police are hunting the driver of a car that failed to stop at a crash which left another motorist with injuries.

Watchdogs have issued a warning for people to be on their guard over two scams, after reports cold callers have been trying to con people in Norfolk.

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