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Dog walker assaulted in Gorleston

Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted whilst out walking her dogs in Gorleston.

She suffered injuries to her shoulder and arm during the incident on Crab Lane at around 7.20pm on Wednesday 24 July 2013.

Officers want to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed this incident, contact PC Les Elliott at Gorleston Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Man injured in assault dies in hospital

Detectives investigating a serious assault at Gorleston on the Norfolk Coast which left a man with life threatening injuries have confirmed the victim has died.

Malcolm Pratt, 51, known as Hank, was found collapsed inside in his home by police on Exeter Road on Monday 15 July after concerns were raised for his welfare.

Mr Pratt was initially treated at the James Paget University Hospital and later transferred to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge where he died yesterday. Police are now treating the case as murder.


Police hunt aerosol attacker

Police hunt men after teenage boy burned with aerosol Credit: Norfolk Police

Police have issued an E-fit picture of a man they want to speak to after a 13-year-old boy was sprayed with a lit aerosol can.

The teenager suffered minor burns after the attack in an alleyway between Kalmia Green and Hazel Way in Gorleston around 3.40pm on Wednesday, 24 April.

The boy had knelt down to take something out of his bag when he heard footsteps and saw two men. One of the men was flicking a lighter and the other handed him an aerosol can which was then sprayed at the 13-year-old and ignited for a second. The two then ran off laughing.

The men are both described as white, around 5ft 10ins tall and well built, with one wearing a light coloured hooded top with hood up and the other, seen in the E-fit, wearing a red ‘Jack Wills’ hooded top with ‘Wills’ in white writing.

Myleene granted quickie divorce

Gorleston-born musician and singer Myleene Klass has divorced after 18-month marriage Credit: Suzan/Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment

Norfolk-born musician Myleene Klass has divorced after 18-months of marriage to security consultant Graham Quinn.

Deputy District Judge Felicity Crowther concluded that the couple's marriage had "broken down irretrievably" and granted a decree nisi at a court hearing lasting less than two minutes.

She said the marriage should be dissolved within six weeks.

Neither Ms Klass nor Mr Quinn - who lived in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire - was at the hearing in London.

They married in Norwich in October 2011, when Ms Klass was 33 and Mr Quinn 37.

Myleene Klass was born in the seaside town of Gorleston in Norfolk. She was a member of the pop group Hear'Say which came together for the ITV programme Popstars in February 2001.


Dozens brave big chill for winter dip in the sea

This past weekend is usually the coldest of the year for water temperatures in Gorleston-on-Sea in Norfolk but that didn't stop 125 people having a dip.

They raised more than £10,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. It was organised by Alexandra and Kevin Sayers whose four year old son Enzo was diagnosed with the disease as a baby.

Click below to watch the report from ITV News Anglia's Megan Boot:

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