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Norfolk’s chief constable has said we have to “stop reacting to crises as they arrive” as victims of stabbings are refusing to engage with police - preventing prosecutions.

A domestic violence survivor who had to spray her boyfriend with bleach to stop a vicious assault has urged people to reach out and get protection from abusers.

Technology which has led police to almost 1,000 arrests will soon be watching over Great Yarmouth.

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A driver was arrested at the scene of a crash near Fritton overnight after being found twice the drink-drive limit.

Police have swooped on youngsters riding bikes illegally issuing a clutch of dispersal orders and seizing three bikes.

A man who had no money to pay for a taxi fare offered to leave an axe in the car as he went to get the money to cover the cost, a court has heard.

Calls for calm on the election trail have been made after a councillor was punched while delivering leaflets in Great Yarmouth.

A man walking his dog in Gorleston was verbally abused - and police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident.

A caravan company has been reported to the traffic commissioner after Norfolk police stopped a lorry that had been transporting a mobile home without an escort or permit.

Police in Norfolk will be targeting drivers who text and talk behind the wheel as part of a two week-long enforcement campaign.

As Norfolk’s Class A drug supply remains stable despite more than 1,000 arrests, calls are being made for a radical change in policy. Luke Powell reports.

A man has been charged with assaulting an emergency worker in a park in Great Yarmouth.

Officers are asking the public to come forward with dash cam footage of cyclists in two Norfolk locations.

HMRC has named and shamed two Norfolk companies who “deliberately” defaulted on tens of thousands of pounds in tax.

Every couple of days a drugs consignment arrived by taxi at a Great Yarmouth council flat to supply the town with crack and heroin.

A person on a mobility scooter in Great Yarmouth allegedly drove into a flock of gulls, injuring one of the birds which later had to be killed.

Investigations are continuing after two women were allegedly sexually assaulted on the same day.

A drink-driver was caught three times over the limit on the A47 after police were tipped off by a member of the public.

Motorists in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant after a spate of van thefts in the region.

Police were “shocked and disappointed” when they stopped a car carrying three small children in Norfolk and found the driver had no licence, insurance or MOT - and had taken drugs.

A man who allegedly committed a theft in Lowestoft was subsequently arrested in Great Yarmouth after a police search.

Dramatic footage has been released of a high-speed police chase which saw a car swerve in and out of oncoming traffic on the A47 in an attempt to escape officers.

People in Norfolk have been warned by watchdogs not to fall for scam telephone calls about arrest warrants for unpaid tax.

A 32-year-old man who is believed to be in the Great Yarmouth area is wanted on recall to prison.

Armed police and dogs were called to a house in Gorleston after a woman was allegedly threatened, pushed and spat at.

Five Norfolk fisherman are among those ordered to pay fines for illegal fishing activity.

An investigation into an incident which saw a teenager allegedly sexually assaulted in a taxi has been closed.

A van was stolen in a coastal village before being found by police two miles away.

A man was assaulted before he and his two friends were bitten by a dog in Great Yarmouth.

Residents in a Norfolk village have been urged to be vigilant about cold callers.

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