Lowestoft Crime


A careless driver, who put a motorcyclist in hospital last Christmas, later discovered the rider was a friend's father.

A 17-year-old boy has been charged after a spate of burglaries in Lowestoft.

A dinghy has been stolen from Southwold harbour.

Since my last column, there have been some major announcements from government in relation to policing but equally to the wider criminal justice picture. I thought it was important that I share with you from a Suffolk perspective what I know and what the way forward looks like.

A man has been convicted for attempted burglary after he was filmed by a doorbell camera of the home he was attempting to break into.

A former Suffolk shop owner who sold fake cigarettes and tobacco has been spared jail.

Mobile phones, a laptop and a Sat Nav have been stolen after "opportunistic" thieves raided insecure homes and cars.

Police have promised to pursue convictions for domestic abusers in light of figures suggesting about one in 10 arrests result in charges for coercive control.

A man who was violently mugged on his walk home from a pub has hit out at the 'low-life' criminals who attacked him.

A man has been arrested following a serious sexual assault at the Latitude Festival last month.

A motocross bike was stolen overnight from a garage on the Norfolk coast.

A motorcyclist who had taken drugs blamed wet roads for falling off the bike.

Police are searching for a missing 61-year-old woman from the Great Yarmouth area.

Police are urging Norfolk residents to be vigilant after 14 burglaries were carried out across the county in just eight days.

A man has been arrested after standing in front of a train in Suffolk, an hour after allegedly being thrown off an earlier service.

Shocked theatre staff have described thieves who snatched a pair of ornate art deco handles from its front door as 'disgusting'.

A paedophile who claimed he worked for a modelling agency before asking a 'teenage girl' for explicit images has been jailed.

One year on from a horrific sex attack which shocked a Suffolk town, police have closed investigations without identifying a suspect.

The manager of a Suffolk pub has hit out at 'low-life' thieves who stole from charity collection pots and took £500 from the till.

A car has crashed into a set of traffic lights in Lowestoft.

More than 200 sexual offences against children under the age of eight were recorded by police in Norfolk in the past year, new figures have revealed.

A 16-year-old boy has said he was robbed in broad daylight by a group of men in Norwich who claimed they had a knife.

Marijuana roots were left dumped in a Suffolk village as dozens of bags of waste are being investigated.

Residents of Oulton Broad, Lowestoft and Carlton Colville have been urged to "pay extra attention" following a spate of thefts.

Police are searching for a missing 33-year-old man from Lowestoft.

A man arrested after a Lowestoft estate was evacuated by police will face no further action over a terrorism arrest.

A 63-year-old Lowestoft man who downloaded nearly 7,000 indecent images of children has been jailed for 18 months.

A car has been damaged after stones were thrown from the side of a road in Suffolk.

A grandfather with dementia who sold produce for a local charity "has lost his purpose" after thieves pulled his honesty box off its bolts and stole it from his home.

Two men have been arrested after a houseboat was broken into and a laptop, debit card, and a small amount of cash were stolen.

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Yesterday, 17:36

A Lowestoft woman who relied on walking aids before she lost weight has now signed up to tackle a 50 mile challenge.

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A careless driver, who put a motorcyclist in hospital last Christmas, later discovered the rider was a friend's father.

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A 16-year-old who set up his own theatre company has taken a leap towards chasing his dream on GCSE results day.

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A gas cylinder fire has sparked an evacuation of an industrial unit.

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Tue, 14:36

A town centre building which has been closed since 2016 is to open its doors once again next month.

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