Quick-thinking members of the public rushed to assist an off duty policeman and retired police dog after a shop owner requested help.
A party style atmosphere attracted the crowds as thousands of people enjoyed a weekend of entertainment.
They are more used to trying to catch masked criminals.
This aerial photo shows the scale of the damage caused to the derelict former Pontins site in Hemsby.
Car thefts in Suffolk increased by 14% last year, according to latest police figures.
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