Police Update:

The following is a local policing update for the Rural Flegg Villages neighbourhood

Weekly crime summary 20 September 2016  

This weekend the Out There International Festival of Street Arts & Circus took place in Great Yarmouth.  Despite the cooler weather the event was really well attended with over 50,000 people visiting the town.

We undertook visible foot beat patrols with officers and cadets working with partner agencies to manage the event, which was fantastic and passed with very few issues.

It was great to see the town can host such a big event with no increase in crime and a family friendly atmosphere throughout.

We would like to thank the people of Great Yarmouth and beyond for your participation and attendance. Without you the event would not have been such a great success.

 

Appeal following robbery in Great Yarmouth

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Great Yarmouth which happened last Thursday.

At approximately 5.25pm on 15 September 2016 the victim, a man in his 40s, was walking through Row 55, an alleyway between Hall Quay and Howard Street South.

He was then approached by two men, one of whom produced what is currently believed to be a knife. After a short altercation the suspects made off with a silver case containing cash.

The victim sustained minor injuries to his arms and head which did not require hospital treatment.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has knowledge about the silver case, to contact them.

Anyone with information should contact DC Beth Woollsey at Great Yarmouth CID on 101 or alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Further news, appeals and information can also be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.norfolk.police.uk

 

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