Watton and Swaffham Crime

Norfolk Police

Vulnerable young people who are exploited by London gangs to transport drugs into Norfolk should be treated as victims, rather than criminals, according to the NSPCC.

A high-speed car chase led police across two counties and smashed through rail crossing barriers at Lakenheath train station, Station Road, last night.


The attempted abduction of a serviceman from a Norfolk airbase a year ago is no longer being treated as an active investigation by police.

Dozens of calls raising concerns about the underground puppy trade were made in the region last year, new statistics show.

Dozens of calls raising concerns about the underground puppy trade were made in the region last year, new statistics show.

The number of calls made to a leading charity with concerns about children being left home alone has soared by more than 63pc.

Drivers using mobile phones will be targeted by police driving unmarked cars and motorcycles as well as marked cars in a new crackdown.

Every day at least one illegal firearm on average is taken off the streets of Norfolk as figures reveal thousands of weapons were seized by police.

The son of a former police and crime commissioner (PCC) who killed a woman with his tractor has been jailed for 42 months following a retrial.


Police are appealing for witnesses following a sexual assault which happened in Swaffham over the weekend.

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