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Watton and Swaffham Crime

Seven hundred people were stopped and tested in Norfolk during a drink and drug-driving crackdown over Christmas - and more than 30pc failed.

A driver clocked doing 100mph through a quiet mid-Norfolk village tested positive for class A drugs after being stopped by police.

The family of a man who was punched in the face while walking his dog have warned other pet owners to be wary of attackers.

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Police have put an increase in dangerous dog offences down to owners not socialising their pets enough and an "influx of street dogs" from outside the UK.

Homeowners have been warned of a cold calling scam where those responsible attempt to access their victims' properties.

All 16 of the cyclists fined for riding on pavements in Norfolk in 2019 were caught in one town.

Police are failing to record an estimated 8,700 crimes a year, including incidents of stalking and coercive and controlling behaviour, a new report has found.

A prison teacher has been warned she faces jail after she admitted to having a relationship with an inmate.

Three teenagers have been arrested after leading police on a chase for more than 30 miles across the county.

Thousands of car criminals in Norfolk have gone unpunished as less than 2pc of cases are taken to court.

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