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Extra police patrols are being carried out in a seaside town in Norfolk after a spate of arson attacks.
In the latest incident a glass bottle containing flammable liquid was thrown at a property in Albemarle Road in the early hours of Saturday 22 September causing a fire which the occupant quickly extinguished.
Police are linking the incident to an arson at a property in High Road when the front window of an address was smashed and the internal blinds were set on fire.
A vehicle was also set on fire in Pine Green. No one was injured.
Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity or has any information.
Two people have been released from custody after being arrested in connection with the death of a girl in Norfolk.
Ava-May Littleboy, aged 3, died after being thrown from an inflatable trampoline on the Lower Esplanade in Gorleston on Sunday 1st July.
The man and a woman, both aged in their 40s and from the Great Yarmouth area, were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.
They have now been released from custody. However, they remain under investigation while the enquiry continues.
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An Essex MP is calling for bouncy castles to be temporarily banned following the death of a young girl at a beach in Norfolk.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating the death of a young girl believed to have been thrown from a seaside bouncy castle in Norfolk.Read the full story ›
A child has died after being thrown from a bouncy castle at a beach in Norfolk.
Police were called to Lower Esplanade in Gorleston around 11.15am.
The young girl was taken to the James Paget Hospital; however sadly died.
Next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
Some eyewitnesses said the bouncy castle "exploded" and the child was then thrown into the air.
Brandon Lewis, Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth, tweeted: “Absolutely tragic, thoughts are with family & friends, just so sad.”
Absolutely tragic, thoughts are with family & friends, just so Sad: Schoolgirl killed after being thrown from infla… https://t.co/wWI5OH6ySq
A joint investigation between the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), local authority and police has been launched to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and a police cordon has been put in place at the scene whilst enquiries continue.
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