Police Connect – Rural Crime Report

The following is a Police Connect message.

Welcome to this weeks rural crime newsletter. Below there is a summary of some the incidents across Norfolk.  We would like to thank you for all your calls to Norfolk Constabulary; every piece of information, no matter how small helps us make Norfolk a safer county.

You are our eyes and ears and we depend on your assistance to reduce rural crime.

If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

Query  Who to contact  Non Urgent  Urgent
Farm / Agricultural & general advice DC Andy Brown Tel 101 or 07900 407106OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 Metal Theft DC Andy Brown  Tel 101 or 07900 407106OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 Wildlife Crime Insp Jon Papworth Tel 101 or WildlifeCrime@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 Community concerns & Newsletter feedback Sgt Mark Askham  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 All other enquiries DC Andy Brown  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999

Crime Report to account for previous 2 weeks.

Lead flashing taken from the roof of St Gregory’s Church, Heckingham.

Bales of hay set alight at Aylsham

Brand new Stihl Strimmers, Hedge cutters and a leaf blower stolen from St Olaves

JCB Teleporta stolen from Foulsham

Hare Coursing reported at Stanfield, Southery, Feltwell, Welney , Coston and Titchwell.

Diesel stolen from a bowser at Hethersett

Quad bike stolen from a locked shed in Saham Toney.

Reports of a male driving a white transit van selling tools in Attleborough

Theft of Scrap copper piping and brass taps from Outwell

Ifor Williams twin axle flatbed trailer stolen from Shropham

Strimmer has been stolen from a barn in Kenninghall

Report of 12 sheep being killed in a field at Erpingham (joint working with Trading Standards)


A white Transit van with cloned number plates, responsible for committing farm and shed breaks in the Breckland area has been seized. 2 arrests have been made with the investigation ongoing.

2 males arrested for stealing lead from commercial premises in Attleborough

Free Farming & Agricultural Crime Prevention Advice

Seen something that just doesn’t feel right to you…let Andy know about it, it may well end up being the missing piece of the jigsaw now or in the future.

Don’t hesitate to give DC Andy Brown a call with any information, concerns or queries you may have concerning rural crime.

Andy has been visiting many farms and he wants to visit a lot more! Please contact him to arrange this, he can offer you some great advice to help you protect your property and livelihoods. Andy can also provide your staff with handy stickers to place in offices and vehicles etc providing them with the numbers to call in the event of any suspicious activity.

Don’t forget he can offer you advice on metal theft and an array of other rural crime matters too.

Give him a call…….07900 407106

Barnstorming Invitation- Tuesday 19th September

This is an open invitation to all subscribers. I am obliged if you could email the Randall inbox if you plan to attend.OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk

Have a good week and hopefully see some of you next Tuesday evening at the Barnstorming.


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