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Robots have been put to work on the wards of one of the region's hospitals in a bid to wipe out infections like MRSA. They use UV-C light which is twenty-five thousand times brighter than the sun to zap germs and stop them spreading. Watch Claire McGlasson's report below.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn is one of only two hospitals in the UK to trial germ-fighting robots from America.
The machines use high intensity ultra violet rays to kill infectious bugs such as Norovirus and C.Difficile in less than 15 minutes.
The trial will focus on deep-cleaning isolation rooms.
A man's body recovered from a car in a Norfolk river is believed to be that of a missing 82-year-old.
Barry Gill was reported missing from Leziate near King's Lynn yesterday afternoon.
A silver Honda Jazz car was found in the river in Grimston earlier today.
The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the coastline around King's Lynn.
High water levels are expected due to a combination of spring tides and a tidal surge. It's due to peak at around 8pm.
For the latest flood warnings from the Environment Agency check their website here.
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.
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.
Armed police were called to a Norfolk supermarket last night after a man threatened staff with a knife, then hi-jacked a car.
The man went into Tesco on St Faith's Drive in King's Lynn at just after 7.30pm. He took cash, then hi-jacked a customer's car then fled from the scene. No-one was injured.
Officers later arrested a 31-year-old man at an address on Tennyson Road, on suspicion of two counts of robbery. They took him to King's Lynn Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
The car taken from the Tesco car park was found nearby. Police also recovered a knife.
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