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The Hotblack Store on Hotblack Road which had an attempted robbery. The person came into the shop threatening to ignite some petrol but quickly fled. Owner Yogarajah Krishnapillai who was working behind the till at the time.  Picture: James Bass

Shopkeeper who defied petrol attack fears assailant may strike elsewhere

A brave shop owner who refused to hand over cash when a robber threatened to set him alight has spoken of his fear his assailant may strike elsewhere, with devastating consequences.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Former paramedic jailed for sexually assaulting underage teen twice

A former paramedic with the region’s ambulance trust starts a 16-month jail-sentence today after pleading guilty to sexual offences against an underage child.

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Max the dog. PIC: Submitted.

‘It all happened in about 15 to 20 seconds’ - Norwich man fights off dog-napper

Earlier this year, a Norwich man avoided becoming another statistic when he fought off a would-be dog-napper in the street.

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Mad About Dogs and Garden Show at The Royal Norfolk Showground. Photo: Steve Adams

Number of dog thefts double in Norfolk in two years

Fears have been raised that thieves are targeting man’s best friend, after figures revealed that dog thefts in Norfolk have almost doubled in two years.

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Hannah Witheridge and David Miller

Senior police officers give contradictory evidence at Hannah Witheridge murder trial

The presence of a single blonde hair, clutched in the hand of Norfolk student Hannah Witheridge after her death on the island of Koh Tao in Thailand,

has proved that senior police officers gave contradictory evidence at her murder trial.

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