Watton and Swaffham Crime

Mon, 17:30

A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to 16 weeks in prison following a string of offences.

It took a team of nine people a full day to clear up the litter left behind after an illegal rave on a west Norfolk estate.

The driver of a tractor pulling a trailer was pulled over by police after being seen using a mobile phone behind the wheel.

Urgent mental health-related incidents attended by police officers have almost doubled in four years as pressures on the 999 service grow.

A car was stolen in a mid Norfolk town last night.

Thieves are pretending to be police officers or traffic wardens in an attempt to scam money out of the vulnerable.

A woman who borrowed her brother's car because of a flat battery had it seized by police.

A fire in Swaffham is being treated as a suspected arson attack.


Was it the missing headlight, the mangled wing or the number plate about to fall off..?
Something about this Citroen hatchback caught police officers' eyes when they attended an illegal rave.


Norfolk's police chief has warned children will not be safe online unless tech giants take action against grooming and sexual abuse.

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