Policing Update:

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

Weekly crime summary 13 – 19 May 2015

Man charged in connection with serious assault, Great Yarmouth
Police have charged a 24-year-old man in connection with a serious assault in Great Yarmouth.

Kearen Woodward, of Albion Road, Great Yarmouth, was charged yesterday (Monday 18 May) evening with wounding with intent to do GBH.

The charges relate to an incident which took place on Bermondsey Place and Wellesley Road between 11.15pm on Sunday 17 May and 12.20am on Monday 18 May.

The victim of the assault is currently receiving treatment at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital for facial injuries that are described as serious but not life threatening.

Woodward has been remanded in police custody to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court this morning (Tuesday 19 May).

Appeal over collision involving mobility scooter, Gorleston

Police are appealing for information after a car and a mobility scooter were involved in a collision in Gorleston yesterday (Monday 18 May).

It happened at about 8.40am on Brasenose Avenue near to the junction of St Peters Avenue when a burgundy people carrier, possibly a Peugeot, collided with a mobility scooter. The vehicle failed to stop at the scene and continued in the direction of the James Paget University Hospital.

The rider was not injured but the scooter was damaged and police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning the driver of the people carrier.

Witnesses should contact PC Mark Carter at Acle Roads Policing on 101.