Policing Update:

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

Weekly crime summary 28 June 2016

Please don’t forget the importance of good home security. Always Close it, Lock it and Check it and make sure you aren’t offering an open invitation for opportunistic burglars to visit your property.

BroadsBeat officers issue warning after spate of thefts

Officers from Norfolk Police’s Broads Beat team are issuing a warning to boat owners after a spate of thefts across the county.

The warning comes after five crimes have been recorded in the last two weeks where small outboards of differing makes have been stolen.

Most recently, a theft of an outboard motor which happened overnight on Thursday 2 June 2016 in Martham near to Great Yarmouth.

PC Paul Bassham, Beat Manager, Said: “There are many marine crime prevention initiatives in place to help prevent you becoming a victim. These include Boatshield, Selecta DNA and Data Tag.

“Remember, stay vigilant and take the necessary steps to protect your property. The BroadsBeat team are always happy to give advice and guidance should you need it.”

Anyone with information about marine crime should contact PC Paul Bassham from Hoveton Police Station on 101.

Alternatively if you do have information but want to remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.