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 407106 OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 Metal Theft DC Andy Brown  Tel 101 or 07900 407106 OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 Wildlife Crime Insp Jon Papworth Tel 101 or WildlifeCrime@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 Community concerns & Newsletter feedback Sgt Danny Leach  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 All other enquiries DC Andy Brown  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999

Crime Summary

Incidents of Hare coursing reported in Barton BendishDuntonFeltwellGreat Cressingham, Tibenham, CostonMorningthorpeNecton, SoutheryTen Mile Bank, Wereham ,West Acre and Winfarthing

A Timberwolf Chipper and a JCB Groundhog stolen from  Kings Lynn

Small generator taken from Unlocked shed in Docking

Engine parts stolen from a Komatsu (plant vehicle)at Christchurch

Reports of illegal fishing at Burnham Overy Staithe

A pair of carved wooden angels stolen from Quidenham Church

Theft of oil from Harleston


Good news

2 males detained, dogs and vehicles seized in relation to Hare coursing in Morningthorpe

3 males detained and 1 dog seized in Feltwell

The police Drone will be out on patrol this weekend in rural locations to combat the increased numbers of Hare Coursing incidents.

Please call police if you witness any suspicious activity.


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

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