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Council says travellers have left town after notice was served

Extra police have been on duty over the weekend in Cromer Credit: ITV Anglia

A group of travellers have left Cromer after a weekend of minor disturbances.

The district council said the group left the site on the Runton Road car park at 3pm on Sunday afternoon (August 20) after being served an eviction notice on Saturday.

“We worked closely with the police to reassure the community, businesses and visitors to our seaside resorts. At the request of the District Council, the Police significantly increased their presence over the weekend which was very much appreciated and a good indication of our partnership working in this issue.

“North Norfolk provides temporary stopping places for travellers and the Council will always act swiftly where there are illegal encampments. If it had of been necessary we would have been in Magistrates Court first thing on Monday to seek their support to move them on.”

– Cllr Tom FitzPatrick, Leader of North Norfolk District Council

The council leader said he and his officers had been out in the town reassuring businesses and they wanted to make sure Cromer stayed a family friendly resort.


Police seek witnesses to Ipswich stabbing

Police need to trace three teenage boys who may have seen the attack in Landseer Road Credit: ITV Anglia

Suffolk Police want to trace three potential witnesses following a stabbing in Ipswich.

A teenage boy suffered multiple stab wounds in Landseer Road at around 10.30pm last night. (Saturday 19 August)

The offenders are believed to have left the scene on foot, walking away from town, in the direction of Nacton Road.

A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds to his body and legs, and remains in a stable but serious condition in intensive care.

Police would like to trace three teenage boys, described as white and aged between 14 and 16 years old, who were walking into town along Landseer Road from Nacton Road at the time of the incident. They may have vital information to assist the investigation.

Man reports being sexually assaulted in Great Yarmouth

A man has reported being raped in Great Yarmouth Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are investigating reports a man was sexually assaulted and robbed in in Great Yarmouth.

Officers were called shortly after 3.30am after a man reported being raped and having his phone stolen near Regent Road.

The victim is being supported by specially trained officers and the area has been sealed off while initial inquiries are carried out.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident early on Sunday 20th August 2017. Anyone with information should call police on 101.

Young motorcyclist dies in crash

The young motorcyclist died just outside Thetford Credit: ITV Anglia

A young motorcyclist has died after a crash in Thetford.

The 20-year-old man was riding a black Honda motorbike towards Brandon on the B1107 yesterday lunchtime when he lost control and collided with a white Kia.

The road was closed whilst emergency services attended, however it was reopened shortly before 5pm.

Police are appealing for information about the crash which happened on Saturday 19 August 2017.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or anyone who may have seen the driving manner of the motorcyclist prior to the incident, should contact Swaffham Roads Policing Team on 101.


Teenager in intensive care after stabbing in Ipswich

Police say no arrests have been made yet Credit: ITV Anglia

A teenage boy is in intensive care after being stabbed multiple times in Ipswich.

Police were called just after 10.30pm on Saturday 19 August to Landseer Road.

Police and Ambulance crews found a 16-year-old boy had suffered multiple stab wounds to the body and legs.

He was taken to Ipswich Hospital and remains in intensive care. No arrests have been made.

Investigations are ongoing and the area remains sealed off.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to ring 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 quoting investigation 37/55760/17.

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