Watton and Swaffham Crime


Cyber scammers targeted a district council with a hoax email con in which they pretended to be the authority’s leader.

A man on a mobility scooter suffered a broken shoulder and a fractured leg when he was hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing.

For the three university students fined £10,000 each after throwing a party in Norwich, the harsh financial lesson of falling foul of coronavirus guidelines may be the most memorable of their time studying.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A car has been stolen from a business park in a mid Norfolk town.


Investigations are continuing after two police officers were injured in Watton.

The scale of sex offences recorded on school grounds in Norfolk over the past five years has been revealed.

A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with a variety of fraud which sees criminals pose as police officers.

A woman in her 60s was conned out of £60,000 by criminals posing as police - who convinced her she was helping with an undercover investigation.

More than £1/2m has been awarded to councils in Norfolk and Waveney to step up checks to make sure people and businesses comply with coronavirus rules.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Burglaries have returned to pre-lockdown levels in Norfolk after collapsing during lockdown.

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