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Girls distressed by man in white van with 'see-through tights'

The girls were approached on Chequers Lane at Great Ellingham Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A white van man wearing see-through tights and a pink hoody exposed himself to two girls as they walked through a Norfolk village.

It happened around 4.30pm last Monday, April 16, at Great Ellingham near Attleborough.

The girls noticed a white, flat-bed-type van driving up and down Chequers Lane. The vehicle pulled into a layby close to Glebe Meadow and a man approached the girls.

Police said the victims had been distressed and ran away.

The man is described as white, aged in his early 20s, between 5ft 8in and 6ft tall, slim and with brown hair which had been bleached blond at the top.

Breckland Lodge fire started accidentally

Breckland Lodge Credit: ITV News

An investigation into a fire which destroyed a Norfolk landmark has found it started accidentally.

More than 70 firefighters were called to Breckland Lodge, next to the A11 at Attleborough on February 6.

No one was hurt in the fire. The hotel's directors say they are committed to rebuilding the business, which they hope to re-open by the Autumn.


Bookings cancelled at Norfolk hotel after devastating fire

  • Video report by ITV News Anglia's Raveena Ghattaura

A fire which has destroyed a popular Norfolk hotel and restaurant, has cancelled all bookings for the next month.

Firefighters were called to Breckland Lodge in Attleborough at around 9 o'clock this morning but were unable to save much of the building.

It's uncertain how the fire broke out and when it will re-open, but the manager says he is devastated, but thankful no one was hurt.

The fire broke out just after 9am Credit: Facebook/Breckland Lodge

Large fire at Breckland Lodge on A11 in Norfolk

Emergency crews are dealing with a large fire at Breckland Lodge just off the A11 at Attleborough in Norfolk.

This video given to ITV News Anglia by witness Lydia Turner shows crews on the scene at London Road.

Eight pumps were sent just before 9.30am (Tuesday 6th Feb).

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service say the fire has spread to the roof of the building.

Traffic on the A11 is coping as normal say Norfolk Police.

Norfolk police say that no-one was inside the building at the time it started and there have been no injuries.

Police say it's believed the fire may have started outside the building.

Fire crews at the Breckland Lodge site off A11 at Attleborough Credit: ITV News Anglia

Traffic on the A11 is coping as normal say Norfolk Police.

Norfolk police say that no-one was inside the building at the time it started and there have been no injuries.

Police say it's believed the fire may have started outside the building.

Video provided by Lydia Turner.

The main part of the fire is in the Stag restaurant building Credit: ITV News Anglia

Pedestrian dies after being hit by a lorry

Credit: ITV News Anglia

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a lorry in Attleborough in Norfolk.

Officers were called at 12pm today (Friday 6 October) to reports of a collision on Station Road. Police say a male pedestrian died at the scene.

The road has been closed around the B1077, Connaught Road and Station Road and diversions have been put in place.


Vehicles damaged on A11 after bricks thrown from bridge

Police are trying to trace vandals spotted throwing bricks from a bridge over the A11 in Norfolk.

Two vehicles were damaged on Wednesday 22 February - one on the windscreen and the second on the front bumper.

Police are trying to trace a vandal who threw bridge over the A11 in Norfolk.

The incident happened around 2.30pm on the Besthorpe Road Bridge over the A11in Attleborough.

In another incident at 1.20pm on Friday 24 February Norfolk Police said there were reports a man throwing glass from the same bridge but there was no damage.

This man is described as wearing a pink jacket and a hat with flaps which covered his ears. He was also seen riding a bike.

One lane re-opens northbound after A11 closure in Norfolk

The A11 Credit: ITV News Anglia

One lane has re-opened northbound on the A11 in Norfolk after an accident earlier this morning closed the road.

It happened between the Breckland Lodge roundabout and Ellingham Road just before 8am.

A11 in Norfolk Credit: ITV News Anglia

The closure caused long delays in both directions with tailbacks through Attleborough where traffic was diverted.

Southbound was also affected with long delays, caused by the diversion around the Breckland Lodge roundabout.

Woman, 70, left with serious head injuries after A11 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious crash on the A11 at Attleborough Sunday 19 June.

The single-vehicle collision happened at about 8.35am at the junction with London Road when a black Audi A4 travelling towards Thetford left the roadside, crashing into the Stag roundabout.

A woman in her 70s, one of the passengers, suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by air ambulance for treatment where she remains in a serious but stable condition. The driver and two other passengers suffered minor injuries and were treated at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and fully re-opened at 1pm.

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