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Body found in search for missing 80-year-old woman

Margaret Bodger. Credit: Norfolk Police.

Police searching for a missing 80-year-old woman from Norfolk say they have found a body.

Officers believe it is that of Margaret Bodger, who was reported missing having last been seen at her home address on Lady Jane Grey Road in King's Lynn on Sunday.

Police were called at about 3pm today to reports of a body in the River Ouse near High Road in the town.

The death is being treated as unexplained.

Appeal for witnesses to dog attack in Norfolk

Officers are appealing for information after a woman and her dog were attacked by another dog in Norfolk.

It happened at about 11.30am on Thursday April 9.

The victim was walking her dog along Wesley Road in North Wootton, near King's Lynn, when a loose dog approached her and jumped up. She suffered an injury to her hand.

The dog, described as a black terrier/mongrel wearing a blue collar, continued to jump up at the woman before also attacking her dog.


16-year-old boy left with broken jaw following assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in King's Lynn in which a 16-year-old boy suffered a broken jaw.

The boy was walking with two other people in Tennyson Avenue towards The Walks at around 10.30pm on Friday 3 April when they became involved in an altercation with a group of up to six men believed to be aged in their 20’s.

One of the men from the group, described as white and with a beard, pushed the victim before hitting him a number of times.

The victim received treatment for a broken jaw.


Man charged following armed robbery at Norfolk supermarket

A 31-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences following an armed robbery and car jacking at a supermarket in King’s Lynn on Friday night.

Location of incident in King's Lynn. Credit: ITV News, Anglia

Officers were called to Tesco in Gaywood shortly before 7.40pm following reports of a knifepoint robbery and a car hijacking.

A number of units were deployed and enquiries led officers to arrest a man in nearby Tennyson Avenue a short time later.

Andrew Hennells, of Riverview Way, Gaywood, King’s Lynn, has been charged with two counts of robbery and is accused of stealing £410 in cash and a motor vehicle.

He also faces a charge of harassment and possession of an offensive weapon (kitchen knife) in connection with the incident.

Hennells has been remanded in police custody to appear at King’s Lynn Magistrates Court on Monday 16 February.

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