Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a serious assault in Oulton Broad.
The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon on the 24th June in Nicholas Everitt Park in Bridge Road.
The victim, a man in his 20s, was sitting in the park near the water sports centre, when three men approached him and assaulted him.
As a result of the incident, the victim sustained serious injuries including two broken eye sockets and a broken nose. The victim attended hospital and received treatment.
The three suspects left the scene and were witnessed getting into a vehicle.
Anyone who has knowledge of the incident or saw any suspicious activity in the area should contact Lowestoft CID by phoning 101 or by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police are urging vigilance and appealing for information after a bogus caller visited an address in the Lowestoft area and offered to carry out work.
On Monday 29th June at a property on Prospect Road, a man claiming to be from a double-glazing company called at the address offering to clean the gutters - but had no proof of identity.
The occupants of the house refused the offer and the man left on foot in the direction of Hall Road.
He is described as in his late 60s, 5 feet 7 inches tall, balding and walked with a limp. He was wearing a dark zip-up jacket, jeans and slip-on trainers.
Officers would also like to hear from anybody else who has been approached in a similar way by those offering to carry out work.
Police are reminding residents to keep an eye on their neighbours’ homes, particularly elderly neighbours who may be vulnerable to bogus callers or rogue traders.
Anyone with any information about the incident in Prospect Road, is asked to contact Lowestoft Police by phoning 101.
A 45-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with burglary and drug offences in Lowestoft.
Between Thursday 18th and Monday 29th June, a property in Cambridge Road was entered on at least four occasions and a number of items were stolen from within including a backpack containing a DSLR camera and lenses, commemorative coins, change, art materials and a Sony DVD player.
A 45-year-old man was arrested and was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre, where he was questioned.
William Reagan, of Oxford Road, Lowestoft, was subsequently charged with burglary and with possession of a Class A drug.
He was released on bail and is due to appear before Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court in early August.
An initiative providing practical support to the fishing industry across the country has launched a scheme, specifically to help those here in the East of England.
‘Call4Fish’ is designed to facilitate and enable practical support to the fishing industry during the Covid19 crisis and beyond.
It helps reconnect customers with suppliers, helps rebuild the supply chain and protects jobs.
Local authorities in Suffolk and Norfolk - and the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership are working together and have launched Call4Fish (East) to support the local fishing industry around the East Anglian coast.
Businesses in the fishing industry wishing to be part of the Call4Fish (East) initiative can sign up by contacting, firstname.lastname@example.org. Supplier listings are free and there is a simple registration process.
Suffolk Police are warning pet owners to take extra care after seeing a number of dog thefts this year.
There have been 12 confirmed cases where dogs have been stolen within the county this year, and all bar one of the incidents involved the theft of dogs that would be classed as working gun breeds.
Security measures to prevent thefts include good quality locks and lighting, while consideration should be given to CCTV.
Owners are advised not to leave dogs out in open gardens and yards when they are not at home and, if possible, they should be brought into the house overnight.
Anybody with any information regarding the theft of dogs or other pets is encouraged to contact Suffolk police by phoning 101 or by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police have arrested four people in connection with drug offences in Lowestoft.
Officers stopped a vehicle on Gunton Church Lane in the town on Wednesday 24 June 2020.
During a search of the vehicle and occupants, officers recovered some cannabis and dealer bags..
Two men, aged 34 and 32 were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs. The vehicle was also seized for having no insurance.
As a result of enquiries, two further men aged 30 and 38 were also arrested at separate addresses in Lowestoft on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.
Anyone who has knowledge of the incident should contact Lowestoft police, by phoning 101 or by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
A new online service has been launched in East Suffolk, helping young people to find employment.
Aimed specifically at 16 to 24 year olds, the East Suffolk Youth Employment Service (YES) has been designed to provide help for those who may be struggling to find or apply for jobs, courses and training.
The service was originally designed to be provided through hubs in Lowestoft, Leiston, Saxmundham and Felixstowe - however the Covid-19 restrictions have meant the service is now being provided online.
To support this, a new website www.yessuffolk.co.uk has been launched - and young people can visit the website to view current job opportunities, find training programmes, and other support information and advice.
You can also follow YES on Twitter @YEService and at facebook.com/YES.YouthService
Suffolk residents are being asked to play their part in reducing infection and shopping local as businesses begin to re-open across the county.
Councils, partners and businesses have been introducing temporary or trial measures to help people shop and stay safe while keeping to national guidelines.
Support to make this happen comes from the ‘Safer Places’ group, part of the Suffolk Resilience Forum, which is made up of Suffolk’s NHS, Emergency and Public Services.
Shops and businesses have introduced new social distancing measures, as well as some streets being used in different ways to reduce people getting too close.
Through the Safer Places work, Suffolk councils and organisations are working hard to support high streets.
Police have arrested two people in connection with drug offences in Lowestoft, after stopping a vehicle in Belvedere Road in the town on Tuesday 16th June.
During a search of the vehicle and occupants, officers found over half a kilo of suspected cannabis with an estimated street value of between £3000 and £4000.
A man aged 23 and a woman aged 28 were both arrested on suspicion of possession of class B drugs with intent to supply.
The pair were taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre where they were interviewed and later released under investigation pending further enquiries
Anyone one with information about the incident should contact Lowestoft police by phoning 101.
A US Air Force fighter jet aircraft based at RAF Lakenheath here in Suffolk, has crashed in the North Sea - with the pilot of the downed F-15C located and confirmed dead.
A statement issued by the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath said that at the time of the accident on Monday morning, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board.
The US Airforce called on UK Search and Rescue to help with the incident during the day. However during Monday evening, RAF LAkenheath confirmed the pilot had died and that this was a tragic loss for the 48th Fighter Wing community - and deepest condolences go out to the pilot’s family and the 49erd Fighter Squadron.