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Female paramedic speaks out after she's sexually assaulted by patient

Figures show a rise in attacks on ambulance crews Credit: ITV News Anglia

A female paramedic has been speaking out after she was sexually assaulted by a patient.

Heidi works for the East of England Ambulance Trust in Norfolk and was attacked by an elderly man who had sustained a head injury after a fall.

She reported the incident to the police and he was given a 12 month conditional discharge.

It comes as figures show a rise in the number of attacks on frontline ambulance staff.

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust say there were 232 attacks on ambulance staff by patients in 2015/16- a 19% rise from the year.


Two teenagers bailed after "shots fired" in Great Yarmouth

Two teenagers have been released on bail after a shooting in Great Yarmouth at the weekend.

Officers were called just after 12am on Sunday 27 November to reports of a shot being fired at an address in St Peter’s Road causing damage to a window. Around an hour later police were called to a disturbance in Barkis Road.

A short time later officers arrested three men in connection with both incidents.

Two have been released on bail, a third, a 19-year-old from the Great Yarmouth area, has been issued a penalty notice for disorder.

Man bailed in Ipswich attempted murder case

Siloam Place in Ipswich Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Ipswich has been bailed.

Police were called to Siloam Place just after 12.20am on Tuesday 22 November to reports of a loud noise. A few minutes later police received a call reporting someone had been attacked at the same location.

Officers found no-one at the property. An hour later though an 18-year-old man had arrived at Ipswich Hospital with a suspected gunshot wound to his shoulder.

Magpie Road in Norwich Credit: ITV News Anglia

On Saturday a 28 year old man from Ipswich was arrested at an address in Magpie Road in Norwich. He's now been bailed.

Four other men arrested on suspicion of GBH on Tuesday have also been released on bail.


Three teens arrested after 'shots fired' in Great Yarmouth

The incident happened this morning. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Three teenagers have been arrested after shots were reportedly fired in Great Yarmouth this morning.

A woman suffered minor cuts after a window was smashed at a house in St Peter’s Road just after midnight.

She's since been taken to the James Paget Hospital for treatment.

Police arrested three men from the Great Yarmouth area at around 1am following another disturbance in Barkis Road.

We understand an incident of this nature is going to cause concern for the local community; however, we do believe it is an isolated incident.

Extra officers will be in the area today to offer reassurance to residents and talk to them about any concerns they may have.

We would also ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, to contact police on 101.

– Superintendent Dennis Lacey

Police tracing driver following crash that killed brothers

Shane and Sam's family said they will forever be in their heart and memories.

Police investigating a crash that killed two brothers from Norfolk are appealing to trace a driver that was seen in the area at the time.

Shane Nobbs, who was 23, and 20-year-old Sam Nobbs died on Saturday (19 November) after the car they were in, crashed in to a van on the A140 at Horsham St Faiths near Norwich.

Their mother Lisa Nobbs described them as ‘fun loving’ and that they always 'lived life to the max'.

A man in his 40s, who was driving the van suffered serious life-changing injuries.

Officers are keen to trace the driver of a silver or grey 4x4 which was travelling on the A140 between the NDR and Waterloo Road towards Aylsham around the time.

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