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Drink-drive arrest after car crash in Norfolk

The car was completely damaged after the crash Credit: Gt Yarmouth Police

A driver has been arrested following a crash near Great Yarmouth.

Police were called to the A143 at Fritton and arrested the driver on suspicion of drink-driving.

Great Yarmouth police said the driver was more than twice the drink-drive limit.

No-one was injured in the crash.

Manslaughter investigation dropped after Ava-May Littleboy's inflatable trampoline accident

Three-year-old Ava-May Littleboy died after she was thrown from an inflatable trampoline. Credit: Norfolk Police

Detectives investigating the death of a girl in Gorleston last summer have confirmed no further police action will be taken against two people arrested in connection with the incident.

Ava-May Littleboy, three, died after being thrown from an inflatable trampoline on the Lower Esplanade on Sunday 1 July 2018.

A man and woman, aged in their 40s and from the Great Yarmouth area, were arrested in July on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter.

Ava-May Littleboy died after being thrown from a trampoline on Gorleston beach Credit: ITV News Anglia

Following extensive enquiries and consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, a decision has been made not to proceed with any manslaughter offences against any individual or company.

Detectives from the Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team will now liaise with the coroner in respect of the inquest and support Great Yarmouth Borough Council, which will review the evidence with a view to prosecuting under health and safety legislation.


Pet dies after attack by two dogs on footpath

The dog was attacked on a footpath alongside Breydon Water Credit: ITV Anglia

A dog has died after it was attacked by two other pets on a footpath near Breydon Water outside Great Yarmouth.

Police are appealing for information about the attack, which happened sometime between 4.30pm and 5pm on Thursday 7 February 2019 as a woman was walking her dog along Breydon Water near Great Yarmouth-Broadland Rugby Club.

Two dogs, described as being a yellow Labrador and a brown Staffordshire terrier, attacked her dog.

It was taken to the vet for treatment; but had to be put to sleep as a result of the injuries.

Police are keen to trace the owner of the two dogs and speak to anyone who may have information regarding this incident.

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