Lowestoft Crime

An 82-year-old is appealing for information after her brand new mobility scooter was stolen in a targeted theft.

Armed police officers in Norfolk and Suffolk have shot their guns nearly 200 times in the last five years, but have not injured or killed anyone, figures reveal.

A woman who claimed she had coronavirus has been jailed after she coughed forcefully into the face of a police officer.

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Police across Norfolk now have powers to enforce staying at home and avoiding non-essential travel in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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A man who went missing from his home in Beccles has been found, after his family members said they were very concerned for his safety.

A chainsaw was among items stolen after a garage was burgled.

Witnesses are being sought after thieves broke into a business yard and stole gas cylinders.


The county’s police chief has issued a video message to the people of Suffolk urging them to ‘work together’ in the fight against coronavirus.

Norfolk’s chief constable has urged the public to abide by the government’s lockdown to help stop the NHS getting overwhelmed and prevent people from dying.

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Fraudsters are targeting families following reports of scam emails being sent that claim to help with funding towards free meals while the school is closed.

Police have issued a warning as “heartless criminals” look to exploit the vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thieves have been targeting household products and food - prompting police to warn people to keep cars and sheds secure.

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A van has been stolen from outside a home overnight, with police appealing for information.

Motorists are being warned about a spate of scam messages from someone claiming to be from the DVLA.

Scammers targeted an elderly man in Norfolk claiming they were helping people through the coronavirus outbreak.

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The jury in the trial of two men accused of a £1.2million conspiracy to steal Mercedes vans across East Anglia have been discharged in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Witnesses are being sought after cash was stolen from inside a car.

Ex-cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken – who became a prison chaplain after being jailed for perjury – has hit out at Britain’s “chaotic” prisons in a sermon to Suffolk’s leading judges and lawyers.

Witnesses are being sought after a motorcycle parked outside of a college was stolen.

Thieves stole a car after the motorist had briefly left the vehicle to go into a fast food restaurant.

A car was destroyed after erupting into flames during an arson attack.

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with drug offences in Lowestoft.


A TV and games console have been stolen in a break-in on the coast.

A fisherman has hit out at thieves who stole brand new rods and reels while he slept metres away.

Witnesses are being sought after burglars broke into a home and stole cash.

Information is being sought after tools were stolen from two vans.

Potential dog owners are being urged not to buy animals with cropped ears after a rise in reports of the illegal practice to the RSPCA.

Schools have issued a warning after a young boy was approached by a man in a white van during his walk to school.

Witnesses are being sought after three vans were targeted in break-ins.

A teenage boy was arrested by a specialised drugs squad on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

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