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Look what the police found when they stopped a van in Norfolk

The van stopped by police who found a chair was being illegally used as a passenger seat

Police in Norfolk have tweeted a picture of a van they stopped on the A47 that shows the passenger seat was not what it should be.

Officers say that using a chair as a passenger seat is not only not safe but illegal too.


Man charged in connection with Norfolk stabbing

A man has been charged with GBH after a late-night stabbing in Harleston, Norfolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Harleston at the weekend.

The incident happened in The Thoroughfare in the early hours of Saturday 29 October when two men were involved in an altercation. It resulted an 19-year-old man suffering a stab wound to the stomach. He was taken to hospital and underwent surgery for his injuries.

Robert Pipes, of Lincoln Court, Lowestoft, has been charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm, assault by beating and possession of a knife.

Pipes appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court and was remanded in custody to appear at Norwich Crown Court on 28 November.

Two women stabbed in Dereham

Police in Norfolk are hunting a man who stabbed two people in an alleyway in Dereham.

The attack happened at around 6am on Saturday 17 September close to a car park near Jolleys in Yaxham Road.

Police in Norfolk are hunting a man who stabbed two people in an alleyway in Dereham. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

The victims were treated by paramedics then taken to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital for further treatment but were both released later the same day.

A woman in her 40s from the Dereham area was arrested but released on police bail.

"We are treating this as an isolated incident and it is believed that those involved are known to each other.

"I would urge anyone with information about this incident to get in touch with us.”

– Det Con Mark Barron, Norfolk Police.


Officers thank stag party who helped push police car out of the mud

A stag party of 16 men helped Norfolk Police who were stuck in the mud on the Broads. Credit: Norfolk Police

Norfolk Police have used social media to thank a 16-strong stag party who help them push a police vehicle and boat trailer out of the mud on the Norfolk Broads.

The Broads Beat truck and boat trailer became stranded at the weekend until the men stepped in to help.

Police officers said on Instagram: "We'd like to say a HUGE thank you to this stag party of 16 who helped our Broads Beat officers in their moment of need! They all mucked in to help."

Norfolk Police thanked the stag party for helping out in 'their moment of need' Credit: Instagram/Norfolk Police
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