Beccles and Bungay Crime

Yesterday, 13:27
Suffolk police

A van has come off the road on the A12 at Blythburgh in Suffolk closing the road in both directions.

Motorists are having to swerve around a raised manhole cover on the A144 between Bungay and Halesworth, according to police.

Suffolk police

“Enough is enough” in policing cutbacks. That’s the message today from the union representing rank-and-file officers in Suffolk.

A man who police say jumped into the river in Beccles in an attempt to escape officers has been given a 12-week prison sentence for driving offences.

Police are appealing for information after a nine-year-old girl was approached by a man in Lowestoft.

A man has been arrested after a police chase in Beccles.

Residents have been urged to keep their doors and windows locked when they are out over summer to prevent becoming an easy target for thieves.

Suffolk police

Police in Suffolk will be targeting motorists who drive under the influence of drink or drugs as part of a month-long campaign.

Tim Passmore

A man armed with a knife and a hammer was arrested in a residential road after confronting a group of people.

Suffolk police

Ten times the number of online child sex offences were reported in Norfolk than Suffolk last year, as the leading children’s charity calls for police forces to do more to investigate internet crimes.

Norfolk Police

A man who armed himself with a knife on a busy road in Lowestoft has been arrested by police.

Carlton Colville

People stopped by police will now be caught on film as front-line officers start wearing body cameras while on patrol.

A disability charity has revealed how it was almost forced to close after its former treasurer embezzled more than £200,000 from its reserves.

Carlton Colville

A treasurer who embezzled more than £212,000 from a Suffolk charity which gives advice and information to disabled people has been warned he is facing a lengthy jail term.

Rupert Overbury

Police are appealing for information after around £1,000 worth of kerosene fuel was stolen from a tank in Lound.

Suffolk Police

With the UK terror threat level being lowered to ‘severe’, Suffolk’s Chief Constable Gareth Wilson has reassured residents that policing will remain highly visible for this weekend.

Gareth Wilson

Two men who were involved in a £47,000 armed robbery at a Beccles jewellers have been jailed for a total of more than 17 years.

Ipswich Crown Court

As armed officers are deployed across the county in response to the increased threat level, the message from Norfolk’s chief is: “Talk to us”.


Police chiefs in Norfolk and Suffolk are meeting today to review their response to terrorist attacks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured another 59 at a concert in Manchester on Monday night.

Suffolk police

A 19-year-old man has been arrested and three quad bikes have been seized after police carried out patrols to trace the riders of vehicles that were being ridden in an anti-social manner in Beccles.

A roadside altercation between two drivers resulted in a man punching through a car window and fleeing.

Six people have been arrested in connection with possession of offensive or bladed weapons in Suffolk.

Hundreds of motorists were caught speeding during a week-long enforcement campaign in Suffolk.

Tim Passmore

Members of the public are being invited along to an exhibition tomorrow to view plans for the new Halesworth Campus.

Residents and councillors have been left dismayed following a spate of plant and flower thefts in Beccles.

Residents of Worlingham are encouraged to go to an event to find out more about their neighbourhood plan.

Worlingham Primary School

The popular Beccles Lido is set to reopen at the end of the month.

Police are investigating a spate of car vandalism in Beccles which has left more than a dozen vehicles with scratched paintwork.

Suffolk Police

There are still tickets available for the black-tie event which is to be held in the orangery at the historic Somerleyton Hall on May 20 from 7.30pm.

Lucy Coote

Police are appealing for information after at least five vehicles parked in St Benet’s Drive and Nicholson Drive in Beccles were damaged.

Suffolk Police

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