Thieves steal from home which fell into the sea in surge

Thieves have stolen possessions that were salvaged from a home which fell into the sea after a tidal surge hit the east coast.

Three houses were destroyed and four others "seriously undermined" as waves smashed into the village of Hemsby in Norfolk on Thursday night.

One of the five bungalows in Hemsby, Norfolk which fell into the sea. Credit: Ben Kendall/PA Wire

Residents formed human chains and battled to save whatever possessions they could as the homes slipped over the cliff edge,

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Cameron views tidal surge damage in flood hit town

David Cameron surveyed the extent of the flood damage as he visited a town hit by last week's tidal surge. The Prime Minister visited Wells-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk and met those whose properties were damaged.