Live updates

Norwich man charged with 22 sex offences

A Norwich man in his late 30s has been charged with a series of sexual offences following a recent police investigation.

Mihai Alistar, aged 37 and of Rostwold Way in Norwich, has been charged with 22 offences including one count of rape, 19 counts of sexual assault, one count of attempted rape and one count of assault by penetration. The offences took place at locations across Norfolk between September 2009 and July 2014.

Alistar was given conditional bail and is due to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court on Friday 7 November 2014.

Advertisement

Children to be given lessons in how to brush their teeth

Busy Bees Wellingborough already teach children about teeth.

New guidelines have been released to ensure schools show children how to brush their teeth.

Advisory body NICE said schools and nurseries need to help tackle the trend of tooth decay in children by introducing supervised brushing and fluoride varnishing programmes.

It comes after new figures from Public Health England revealed Wellingborough in Northamptonshire was the fourth worst place in England for children with tooth decay. Just under 30% of three-year-olds are affected.

Advertisement

Ralph Miller, 90, named as motorbike rider who died in Ipswich collision

A man who died following a collision in Ipswich has been named by police as Ralph Miller, aged 90, from Chatsworth Crescent, Ipswich.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the crash shortly before 6.30pm on Saturday in Commercial Road.

The motorbike he was riding came into contact with a kerb.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the motorbike travelling along Commercial Road.

Anyone with information should call Suffolk Police on 101 quoting CAD 400 of 18/10/14.

Police arrest man wanted in connection with serious sexual assault

32-year old Gary Murton. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

A man police were looking for in connection with a serious sexual assault near Northampton has been detained.

Officers wanted to speak to 32-year old Gary Murton in connection with a crime which happened on 8th October.

Following a recent media appeal to trace him - he was arrested by Northamptonshire Police, in Duston last night.

Officers would like to thank the public and the media for their support in sharing the appeal and providing information.

– Spokesperson, Northamptonshire Police

Teenager charged in connection with aggravated burglary in Harwich

A teenage boy has been charged in connection with an aggravated burglary in Harwich in which a man was threatened with a firearm.

The incident happened at a house in West Street at about 6.30pm on Saturday, September 27.

Two men, believed to be armed with a firearm, followed the victim in to the address and demanded money. They took a small amount of cash. No one was injured.

A 17-year-old of no fixed address has now been charged with aggravated burglary, having an imitation firearm to commit an indictable offence, robbery at Harwich on July 14, two counts of threatening people with a samurai sword at Harwich on August 4 and affray at Harwich also on August 4.

He was detained in police custody to appear at Colchester Magistrates’ Court today, October 22.

Load more updates Back to top