Watton and Swaffham Crime

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

These seven criminals are wanted by Norfolk Constabulary. If you do encounter any of these people, you are advised not to approach them and contact the police immediately on 101.

Police in Norfolk have insisted they will only use enforcement as a “last resort” when it comes to people not wearing facemasks in shops.

Norfolk’s chief constable has said he fears a ‘hidden bubble’ of child abuse crimes may have ooccured during coronavirus lockdown.

Burglars have stolen £30,000 worth of items from a building site in Swaffham.

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A scam victim has issued a warning after money was taken from her bank account when she registered with a website linked to a fake Facebook account claiming to represent an animal park.

The chairman of Norfolk’s police federation has said he expects the onus of enforcing the mandatory wearing of face masks to fall with shopkeepers - as the constabulary does not have the capacity to do it.

A driver is facing charges after being clocked doing 110mph on the A47 with an unrestrained child in the footwell.

A fly-tipper moved to Europe after dumping a “substantial” amount of waste on a scenic Norfolk estate – but that did not stop the council from tracking him down and handing him a fine.


A cyclist suffered facial injuries and broken teeth after he was knocked off his bike by a driver in an apparent road rage incident.

A domestic abuse charity saw a 300pc rise in calls during lockdown, as police raised fears that victims were unable to get away from their abuser.

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