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Police appeal to find wanted man

David Hawthorne wanted by police.
David Hawthorne wanted by police. Credit: Suffolk Police

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a 33-year-old man who is wanted.

David Hawthorne is wanted on recall to prison having breached the terms of his licence.

Hawthorne has strong links to Lowestoft and Bungay in Suffolk.

Police would recommend that he is not approached and that members of the public with any information about his whereabouts contact officers as soon as possible.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.


River death "not suspicious"

Police in Suffolk say that the death of a man found in the River Waveney in Suffolk is not being treated as suspicious.

Holidaymakers at the Waveney Valley Campsite spotted the body in the water yesterday afternoon. The emergency services were called and tried to revive the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Body found in Suffolk river

The body of a man has been found in the River Waveney at Bungay.

A member of the public called the police at just before 12.30pm today. They had spotted the body in the river near to Waveney Valley Campsite.

Emergency services arrived and managed to get the man out of the water. They tried to revive him, but were unsuccessful.

Suffolk Police are treating the death as unexplained, and are asking anyone with information to contact them.


Three car collision in Bungay

Police are dealing with a serious collision between three cars in Bungay.

Police were called to the incident in Beccles Road at around 1.15pm today. The incident involved a white Vauxhall Corsa, a silver Ford Fusion and a blue Volvo V40.

Police and paramedics are on scene. The road is currently closed and diversions are in place at the junctions with Kents Lane and Wingfield Street.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.


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