Beccles and Bungay Crime

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

A man who was on the run from police has been found.

A teenager faced a terrifying ordeal as he was beaten with a baseball bat by two balaclava-clad robbers as he walked home alone.


Police are appealing for help from members of the public to help trace a wanted man.

A 17-year-old boy was attacked with a baseball bat during a late night robbery.


A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual grooming.

Suffolk Police

The hunt to find a new chief executive for Suffolk County Council is set to resume at the end of this month, after an attempt to recruit for the role failed last year despite a £32,000 campaign.

A spike in burglaries reported in Suffolk is being taken very seriously by detectives, a police chief warned, as he revealed 100 households were raided in December alone.

Drug-driving is an “emerging problem” in Suffolk and could become worse than drink-driving, a police inspector has warned.

Both Hollesley Bay prisoners who absconded have been arrested

Suffolk Police

Suffolk police and crime commissioner, Tim Passmore, expressed delight after his office was awarded a prestigious national award for openness and transparency for the third successive year.

Tim Passmore

More than 100 people were arrested during a Christmas drink and drug driving campaign which saw over 1,700 people breathalysed.

Tim Passmore

Almost 1,000 people responded to a survey asking whether or not they supported an almost seven per cent increase in the policing element of council tax.

A senior Suffolk detective has warned that it is staggering that drivers continue risking lives by using mobile phones at the wheel despite a zero-tolerance approach from police,

Tim Passmore

A man who was wanted in Norwich has been arrested.


A Suffolk police sergeant has offered a unique insight into life in the force by writing a revealing account of his daily experiences.

Summer 2015 saw Suffolk Constabulary launch its Scorpion team, a new police wing designed to proactively disrupt criminal activity.


A man has been robbed at knifepoint after two men entered his car and stole £200 in Lowestoft.

Police are appealing for help with tracing a man who is wanted in Norwich.


Instances of inappropriate behaviour by staff at Suffolk police and fire services over the last three years have emerged – but not all have resulted in any action being taken.

Suffolk police

Police received 40 per cent more 999 calls than average on one of the busiest nights of the year for emergency services in Suffolk.

Fish, goats, a cockatiel and a snake were among the more unusual pets reported stolen from homes in Suffolk over the past two years.

People in Suffolk are being asked whether they would be prepared to pay more towards the police service in a bid to keep the county safe.

Tim Passmore

While many children across the nation will have received laptops, smart phones and tablets on Christmas morning, they may not be aware of the dangers they face, according to Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Tim Passmore

An 86-year-old man struck by a vehicle in a suspected hit-and-run incident in Lowestoft has died from his injuries, police have confirmed.

A seasonal police campaign is reminding those experiencing domestic abuse there is need to suffer in silence.

Tim Passmore

Body worn video cameras and tougher punishment for assaulting emergency service staff could be key to driving down attacks on police officers.

Suffolk Police

Suffolk Police are appealing for help to trace a wanted man with links across East Anglia.

New signs have been put up in Lowestoft and Oulton Broad highlighting areas where anti-social behaviour linked to public drinking is being targeted.

Suffolk Police

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fail to stop collision in Brampton.

Suffolk Police

The family of an Alzheimer’s sufferer injured in a Lowestoft hit and run are making a renewed appeal for information as his condition deteriorates further.

James Paget University Hospital

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