Dear Business colleague,
As part of our commitment to keeping you informed about police and crime issues affecting the business community, we will be issuing brief monthly email updates on any areas relevant to you.
Please see below for April’s update. If you require any further information on the issues noted, please contact Norfolk Police on 101. Click on the hyperlinks for full details:
Three arrested in connection with lead theft – Coltishall
Police have arrested two men and a woman on suspicion of theft offences in Coltishall.
Officers attended St John the Baptist Church, on Church Street at approximately 9.30pm on Wednesday 26 April 2016 to reports of suspicious activity. On arrival, a 20-year-old man was found on the roof of the church. He was arrested on suspicion of theft and being in possession of a bladed article.
A man aged in his 30s and a woman in her 20s were also arrested in connection with the theft.
Man recalled to prison following Norwich Airport incident
A 31-year-old man from London, who was arrested following an incident at Norwich Airport on Tuesday 25 April, has been recalled to prison and a mental health assessment undertaken.
Police were called around 2.26am to reports of an intruder, who had illegally gained access to a secure part of the site.
The offender entered a hangar and approached two workers, assaulting one with a mug and another with what is believed to be a piece of broken glass. The suspect then approached a lorry, which was stationary, and entered the cab before verbally threatening a member of security staff who was nearby. Officers arrived on scene and detained the suspect.
Norfolk Police’s effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy report 2016
Norfolk Constabulary has been recognised as one of the top performing forces in the country in an inspection report published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabularies (HMIC)
Porsche gifted to Norfolk Constabulary to break down barriers with young drivers
Police in Norfolk have been given a Porsche Cayman GT4 which will be used to break down barriers with young drivers and help officers deliver life-saving road safety advice. The vehicle has been donated to the Constabulary for two years by the Lind Trust, a charity which supports the development of young people in Norwich and Norfolk.
Cash taken from safe in robbery
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a business in Thetford on Monday 10 April 2017. The incident happened at premises on Market Place in the town around 8am, when a man has entered the address, threatened an employee and demanded money.
More than £10,000 was taken from the safe and the suspect fled the scene. The member of staff was uninjured.
CCTV released after a number of perfumes stolen
Police are appealing for help to identify a man following an incident of theft in Stalham last month.
It happened around 5.15pm on Friday 31 March 2017, when a number of perfume items have been stolen from a Boots store on the High Street.
Norwich man handed CBO
A man has been handed a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) forbidding him from having an open container of alcohol in Norwich for two years. This is the latest CBO issued as part of an ongoing Operation to reduce anti-social behaviour and street drinking in the city centre.
CCTV images released after theft
Police are appealing for help to identify two men following an incident which happened in Mundesley at the beginning of the month.
At approximately 4.10pm on Saturday 1 April 2017 a purse and a quantity of cash have been stolen from a hotel on Beach Road.
CCTV appeal following alcohol and cash theft – Hoveton
Police are appealing for help to identify a woman following an incident in Hoveton earlier this month. Between the times of 7.20pm and 7.30pm on Sunday 2 April 2017 a quantity of alcohol and cash has been stolen from the VB of Wroxham Ltd store in the Riverside Centre.
Lead stolen from church roof
Police are appealing for information after lead was stolen from the roof of a church in Quidenham.
Thieves targeted St Andrews Church between 8pm on Monday 3 April and 9.30am on Tuesday 4 April and stole a large quantity of lead, causing approximately £15,000 worth of damage.