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Child's grave attacked by vandals

The remains of the smashed memorial
The remains of the smashed memorial Credit: Norfolk Police

Police are appealing for information after a child’s grave was damaged in Norwich Cemetery.

The child’s mother was visiting the grave when she found that the memorial stone had been smashed and flowers and turf had been strewn around.

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Valuable ring stolen as spate of burglaries continue

A £3,000 diamond ring has been in stolen in one of a number of burglaries in the Norwich area.

Norfolk Police are urging homeowners to be vigilant following the latest spate of break-ins which took place over the weekend.

Between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday, burglars targeted a home at Soleme Road.

They took a large amount of jewellery including a ring worth £3,000 and featuring 19 diamonds.

Alcohol was also taken and the gas fire was removed and left next to the fireplace.

Earlier in the day, between 2am and 7.15am, burglars broke into a mid-terraced house at Romany Road and stole a laptop.

Norfolk Police said these latest thefts came as police were already investigating a large number of burglaries across the city.

Police car involved in crash

Officers are at the scene of a crash that took place earlier this evening in Norwich involving a police car and a taxi.

It happened at about 6.50pm on the A140 Boundary Road at the junction with Aylsham Road.

The police vehicle, a Ford Transit Connect, was responding to an emergency call at the time.

Norfolk Police said the male driver of the taxi complained of neck pain but was otherwise unhurt and did not need treatment.

The male driver of the police car sustained a minor injury to his arm. No one else was involved.

Boundary Road remains closed while the vehicles are recovered and drivers have been warned to expect lengthy delays into the evening as enquiries continue.

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Temporary Chief lands permanent role

Simon Bailey has been appointed as the new Chief Constable of Norfolk Police.
Simon Bailey has been appointed as the new Chief Constable of Norfolk Police. Credit: Norfolk Police

The new Chief Constable at the helm for Norfolk Police has been confirmed, after his appointment was approved by Norfolk Police and Crime Panel.

Simon Bailey was proposed by Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Bett and his decision was confirmed following a hearing last week.

He steps up from Temporary Chief Constable to take the full-time position.

Eleven dogs stolen from kennels

Police are appealing for information after eleven dogs were stolen from kennels in Marshland St James, in West Norfolk.

Between 7pm on Saturday 12 October and 1pm on Sunday 13 October, thieves broke into a garden at the back of a property in the village.

They stole:

Two female and one male Maltese puppies;

Four female and one male Maltese adult dogs;

A male adult pug described as fawn with bandy legs and a slate grey area around its hind legs;

A female adult pug described as fawn with bulgy eyes;

A pregnant, female adult pug which was fawn with some fur missing from under its chin.

Anyone with information should contact PC Krystina Dowe at Downham Market Police Station on 101.

Police make arrests after man injured in fight

Two people have been arrested after a man was found with serious injuries in Costessey near Norwich.

Police were called to East Hills Road at 4.30am this morning after reports of a fight.

A man in his 60s was found with serious but non life-threatening head and arm injuries.

He's in a stable condition at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Two men, aged 42 and 16, are in custody on suspicion of assault. All the people involved knew each other and police are not looking for anyone else.

CCTV appeal after fake notes passed in King's Lynn

CCTV images - do you know this man?
CCTV images - do you know this man? Credit: Norfolk Police

Police have issued CCTV images of three men they want to speak to after a number of counterfeit notes were passed in West Lynn.

Between 2.50am and 3.05am on Thursday 30 May 2013 a number of fake British notes were tendered at two business premises on Clenchwarton Road.

Officers want to speak to the men pictured as they may be able to assist with inquiries.

CCTV images - do you know these people?
CCTV images - do you know these people? Credit: Norfolk Police
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