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Woman attacked by dog in Norwich

A woman has been attacked by a dog in Norwich. It happened between 4pm and 5pm on Thursday 10 July 2014. The woman, who is in her 40s, was walking along Heigham Street when a large dog, believed to be a Bull Mastiff attacked her.

The owner of the dog then appeared and put the dog on a lead before heading into the direction of the city centre.

The victim was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital where she continues to receive treatment for a fractured vertebrae.

"I would ask for anyone who saw this incident or with information to contact police. This has been a distressing incident for the victim who now faces some considerable time in hospital being treated for her injury.”

– PC Scott Ellis, Norfolk Police

Anyone with information should contact PC Scott Ellis at Bethel Street Police Station on 101.

Woman grabbed and assaulted in North Walsham

A woman has been sexually assaulted in North Walsham in Norfolk.

It happened as the victim, a woman in her mid-20s, walked through St Nicholas Churchyard shortly after 11pm Friday night.

She noticed a group of teenagers in the churchyard and shortly after passing them, was approached by one who grabbed her around the neck before touching her inappropriately.

The victim shouted and struggled causing the man to run from the scene.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Nicola Jefferies at Stalham Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


CCTV released as police investigate theft and fraud in Norwich

Police in Norwich have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with theft and fraud offences.

It follows an incident over the weekend of June 21 and 22 where a bank card was stolen from a car in George Burrow Road and later used fraudulently in Colman Road to withdraw cash from an ATM.

Officers are keen to trace the man pictured in this CCTV image.
Anyone with information should contact PC Richard Walker at Earlham Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

300 Partridge chicks stolen from Dunton in Norfolk

Police are appealing for information following the theft of 300 Partridge chicks from Dunton.

The three week-old birds were taken from premises off Creake Road in Dunton sometime between 8pm on Friday 11 July and 8am on Saturday 12 July.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this theft or anyone with further information.

Contact PC Jonathan Parker at Fakenham Police Station on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police investigation after woman's body found in Norfolk

Police are investigating after a woman's body was found at a property in King's Lynn, Norfolk.

The body of a 28-year-old woman was discovered in Richmond Place at around 10.30pm on Sunday.

The death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem examination will be held.

Two men, who police say are known to the woman, have been arrested and remain in custody.

Torrential downpours turn streets into rivers

A car trapped in flooding below a railway bridge near Brundall, Norfolk.
A car trapped in flooding below a railway bridge near Brundall, Norfolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Torrential downpours over the weekend brought flash flooding to many parts of the Anglia region. Roads and gardens were flooded particularly in east Norfolk.

More than 60 mm of rain fell in little more than a day at Wattisham in Suffolk. That amounts to the expected rain in an average five-week period.

Read more: How summer is shaping up with temperatures set to soar

More pictures of the weekend's flash flooding

Flooding in Appleton Drive, Ormesby, Norfolk.
Flooding in Appleton Drive, Ormesby, Norfolk. Credit: Valant Cutajar
Flooded gardens at Ormesby in Norfolk
Flooded gardens at Ormesby in Norfolk Credit: Valant Cutajar

Read more: The weather forecast for the Anglia region


Serious assault in Great Yarmouth

Police are investigating a serious assault in Bradwell, near Great Yarmouth. Officers were called at around 10.30pm last night (Saturday 12th July) to reports of a disturbance in El Alamein Way.

A man in his 40s with head injuries was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge where his condition is described as critical.

A woman in her 30s is believed to have received a knife wound to her arm. She was taken to the James Paget Hospital for treatment.

The woman and a man, also in his 30s have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in police custody. They are both from the Bradwell area.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

Appeal for missing woman

Indre Saulinskyte
Indre Saulinskyte Credit: Norfolk Police

Police are appealing for help in finding a 29 year old woman and her young daughter who are missing from the Norwich area.

Indre Saulinskyte was last seen at around 12.30am this Friday on Unthank Road in Norwich.

Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for their welfare and would like to hear from anyone who may know where they are.

Fatal collision at Haddiscoe

Police dealing with a serious collision on the A143 at Haddiscoe on Friday 11th July have confirmed one person has died.

Officers were called to the scene at 2pm to reports of a collision involving an orange Vauxhall Corsa, a red Audi A4 estate and a green Kawasaki motorcycle.

Sadly the male rider of the motorcycle, which had been travelling towards St Olaves, died at the scene. The Vauxhall and the Audi had been travelling in the opposite direction. No-one else was injured in the collision.

The road was closed until just before 7pm whilst emergency services attended the scene.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or seen the motorbike prior to the collision.

Witnesses are asked to contact Norfolk Constabulary on 101.

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