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Hunt for hit and run driver who knocked down schoolgirl

A 15-year-old girl was injured in a hit and run crash on Gaywood Road in King's Lynn.

Police in Norfolk are searching for a hit and run driver who knocked down and injured a schoolgirl on a pedestrian crossing in King's Lynn.

The 15-year-old girl was crossing Gaywood Road near the Woolpack pub when she was hit a black Audi car driven by a man.

She sustained injuries to her leg and foot and was knocked to the ground as a result of the crash.

The incident happened around 3.15pm on Wednesday 27 February 2019.

The driver didn't stop and continued into Tennyson Avenue. He is described as having glasses and a short grey/white beard.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information and/or dash cam video.

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Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner to step down

Norfolk PCC Lorne Green is to step down at the next election in 2020.

Norfolk's Police and Crime Commissioner Lorne Green is to step down at the next election after just one term in office.

The commissioner was elected in 2016 as the Conservative candidate beating the previous Independent commissioner Stephen Bett. Mr Green says he wants to spend more time with his family.

“I take enormous pride in serving the Norfolk community as its Police and Crime Commissioner. I take even greater pride in being a dad and granddad.

"My wife and I want to devote more time together to supporting and enjoying our family.

"Accordingly I will not be seeking re-election at the next Police and Crime Commissioner election in 2020. I will, of course continue to serve the Norfolk community with undiminished commitment and enthusiasm until that time.”

– Lorne Green

Driver dies after crashing into tree in Norfolk

The crash happened at Kirby Cane. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have confirmed that a man has died following a crash in Norfolk this morning.

Officers were called to Loddon Road just after midnight to reports that a grey Peugeot had left the road and collided with a tree.

The driver of the car – a man in his 40s – was taken to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital with life threatening injuries. He died in hospital.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or the manner of driving before the collision.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference NC-06102018-29.

Police investigate discovery of body in ditch in Norfolk

Police in Norfolk are investigating the discovery of a body in King's Lynn.

Police in Norfolk are investigating the discovery of a body of a man in a ditch in King's Lynn.

The man, in his 40s, was found close to a police station and Norfolk Police said: "As a result of previous police contact the matter has been referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) as standard procedure.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained but it is not believed to be suspicious.

Officers were called to the scene in the Saddlebow Road area of the town shortly before 1pm on Tuesday 24 July.

The road was closed with police are asking drivers to avoid the area

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Armed police called to Norwich park after man 'threatened with axe'

An axe was seized by Norfolk Police. Credit: Norfolk Police

An arrest has been made after armed police were called to reports of a man being threatened with an axe in Norwich.

Officers were called to Wensum Park, off Drayton Road, just after 10pm yesterday (July 17th).

A 35-year-old man was arrested an hour later in St Martin's Road. An axe was also seized by officers.

Officers will be carrying out increased patrols in the park today to provide reassurance.

Woman dies after crash in Norfolk

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A woman has died after a crash in Norfolk yesterday (June 12).

Police were called to Martham shortly before 11am to reports of a collision involving a car on The Green opposite the Royal China takeaway.

The female driver of a Ford Fiesta died at the scene.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and re-opened at 3pm.

Police are trying to trace the driver of a scaffolding HGV who may have witnessed the collision.

Anyone who saw what happened, or the manner of driving of the vehicle prior to the incident, should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Norfolk Police on 101.

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