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Watton and Swaffham Crime

Yesterday, 15:15

A flurry of overdoses in 24 hours has sparked fears that an unusually-potent batch of heroin is being pushed on Norfolk’s streets.

As armed officers are deployed across the county in response to the increased threat level, the message from Norfolk’s chief is: “Talk to us”.

Lorne Green

Norfolk police have stationed armed police in Norwich and Great Yarmouth as part of a county-wide operation to reassure the public following the Manchester terror attack.

Reckless people throwing stones at residents are to be targeted by police as part of an anti-social behaviour crackdown on a Norfolk housing estate.

Police chiefs in Norfolk and Suffolk are meeting today to review their response to terrorist attacks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured another 59 at a concert in Manchester on Monday night.

Simon Bailey

A foal just a few days old was found weak and struggling to survive after being abandoned and left to die in a forest.

Hundreds of drivers were caught speeding during a week-long enforcement campaign in Norfolk.

Two 16-year-olds from the Thetford area have been charged in connection with six offences including possession of an offensive weapon, after they were found with a kitchen knife.

Offenders and potential offenders will be targeted as police forces in the region unite to tackle “an unprecedented volume of child sexual abuse reports”.

A 23-year-old man from Thetford has been jailed for six months after pleading guilty to 20 offences including theft from vehicles and fraud.

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