Lowestoft Crime

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A teenage cyclist was taken to hospital after being injured in a collision with a car.

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner is encouraging people to take part in an online discussion next week to talk about crime in the area.


A woman has been arrested following the assault of a 15-year-old girl in Leiston.

Suffolk Live

A woman in her 20s suffered facial injuries after rocks were thrown at her by a group of men.


A 69-year-old man has been reported missing, sparking a police appeal to find him.

A digger and trailer worth about £10,000 were stolen during a raid in broad daylight.

Oulton Broad Lowestoft

More than £8.2million of taxpayer money has been saved from being lost in Right to Buy and tenancy fraud in two Suffolk districts last year.

East Suffolk Council

A policing team that targets serious and organised criminal activity is continuing to protect communities – with more than 20 arrests in the past month.

A delivery man has made a desperate plea for the return of his van after thieves were caught on camera smashing its windows, hot wiring it and eventually driving off.

Police are examining a trail of blood left by a would-be burglar after they smashed their way into a cafe.

A man led police on a car chase before abandoning his vehicle at a park and ride and trying to outrun officers on foot.

Officers have found a 47-year-old who went missing from her Lowestoft home last night.

A man pulled up in a car alongside a woman before getting out and exposing himself to her, police said.

Four teenagers have been arrested following a stabbing earlier this week.

An 82-year-old man says he has not been able to sleep in weeks after being targeted in what he believes is a “high level” scam.

Police are trying to trace a wanted man who is believed to be in Lowestoft.

The stabbing of a teenager in a coastal town has left people living in the community “feeling unsafe”.

A teenager is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in the leg during a town centre fight.

A moped was stolen from the driveway of a home before it was later found abandoned in a nearby field.

Witnesses are being sought after a car window was smashed.

Oulton Broad Lowestoft

Homeowners are being urged to check the security of their sheds following further break-ins across a coastal town.


Extra cash for Suffolk’s police force funded from the council tax rise this year is being spent on frontline rural policing, serious crime disruption and support for domestic abuse victims among its key priorities.

Tim Passmore

A six-figure sum has been given to Suffolk police to help enforce coronavirus rules, it has been confirmed – but nobody in the county has yet been issued a top-level £10,000 fine for Covid-19 breaches.

Tim Passmore

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner has outlined where the additional 54 police officers announced last autumn are being deployed – with a large proportion carrying out activities in the west of the county.

Tim Passmore

The owner of a burgeoning electric scooter business says he is “devastated” after a gang of thieves ram raided his garage and made off with £10,000 worth of stock.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after a noxious substance - thought to be bleach - was squirted through the letterbox of a home.


Backlogs in cases coming to Suffolk’s courts are “deeply worrying” according to the police and crime commissioner – with some victims and witnesses having to travel as far as Chelmsford to give evidence.

Tim Passmore

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.

A fisherman says he “could have been killed” after a group of teenagers threw a picnic table over a sea wall.

Public orders to tackle street drinking in two areas of Waveney have not been extended because there is no evidence police are using those powers.

Peter Byatt

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