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Norfolk Constabulary: Teen robbed of mobile phone

18 December 2015 I 9.13 Detectives investigating a robbery in King’s Lynn this week have charged a man in connection with the incident. It happened around 7.30am on Wednesday 16 December 2015 as the victim, a girl aged in her mid teens, was walking along the cycle path near to Edward Benefer Way and Gaywood Road. She was approached by a man on a pedal cycle who then demanded her phone and threatened her with what’s thought to be a knife.

The victim handed over her phone and the suspect fled in the direction of Edward Benefer Way. She was not injured as a result of the incident.

25-year-old Jack Greenacre, of North Way in King’s Lynn, was arrested later that day on suspicion of robbery and attempted robbery and was taken to King’s Lynn Police Investigation Centre for questioning. He was later charged and has been remanded in custody to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court this morning, Friday 18 December 2015, via video link.

Previous releases 16 December 2015 I 15.37 Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a robbery, which took place in King’s Lynn this morning, Wednesday 16 December 2015. It happened around 7.30am as the victim, a girl aged in her mid teens, was walking along the cycle path near to Edward Benefer Way and Gaywood Road. She was approached by a man on a pedal cycle who then demanded her phone and threatened her with what’s thought to be a knife.

The victim handed over her phone and the suspect fled in the direction of Edward Benefer Way. She was not injured as a result of the incident. The suspect is described as being white, aged in his 20s, wearing a dark hooded top, dark coloured jogging bottoms, having dark brown eyes and using a dark coloured pedal cycle with a high crossbar and straight handles.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has been offered a white iPhone with a crack in the screen for sale are asked to contact Det Con Sam Harris at King’s Lynn CID on 101 , Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org 1 References ^ www.crimestoppers-uk.org (www.crimestoppers-uk.org)

Teen robbed of mobile phone

16 December 2015 Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a robbery, which took place in King’s Lynn this morning, Wednesday 16 December 2015. It happened around 7.30am as the victim, a girl aged in her mid teens, was walking along the cycle path near to Edward Benefer Way and Gaywood Road. She was approached by a man on a pedal cycle who then demanded her phone and threatened her with what’s thought to be a knife.

The victim handed over her phone and the suspect fled in the direction of Edward Benefer Way. She was not injured as a result of the incident. The suspect is described as being white, aged in his 20s, wearing a dark hooded top, dark coloured jogging bottoms, having dark brown eyes and using a dark coloured pedal cycle with a high crossbar and straight handles.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has been offered a white iPhone with a crack in the screen for sale are asked to contact Det Con Sam Harris at King’s Lynn CID on 101 , Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Hennells Had Escaped After Stealing A Car Belonging To A Retired …

A hapless robber who boasted about doing over his local Tesco on Facebook minutes before the armed raid has been jailed for four years. Andrew Hennels, 31, wrote on his Facebook page “Doing. Tesco.

Over” just 15 minutes before bursting into the store and demanding cash. Armed police were called to the store in King s Lynn, Norfolk, and Hennels was arrested in a nearby pub. PA / Norfolk Police Jailed: Andrew Hennells was sentenced to four years behind bars His brainless social media post was later found by officers and admitted robbery and carrying a knife as an offence weapon at an earlier hearing at Norwich Crown Court .

Sentencing him for armed robbery at Norwich Crown Court today, judge Anthony Bate said Hennells posed a “high risk of serious harm to the public”. Hennells had escaped after stealing a car belonging to a retired couple who had stopped to use a cashpoint. Facebook Red-handed: Andrew Hennells wrote about the armed raid on Facebook But officers tracked him down in a nearby pub.

He was carrying a knife and 410 in stolen cash. The 31-year-old, of Riverview Way, Gaywood, admitted robbery and carrying a knife as an offence weapon at an earlier hearing. Another count of robbery relating to the car-jacking was left to lie on file, Norfolk Police said.

Outside court, Sgt Pete Jessop, from King s Lynn CID, said that the Facebook confession made it easier to prove the case.

Norfolk Police/PA Caught on camera: CCTV footage showed Hennells with a knife outside the store

Crafty fun at King's Lynn World Thinking Day – Fenland Citizen

World Thinking Day was celebrated during a special event in Lynn. Around 140 Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section along with their leaders meet at the Gaywood Church Rooms to celebrate the event on Sunday, February 22. World Thinking Day is celebrated around the world and falls on the birthdays of Robert and Olave Baden- Powell, who founded the scouting and guiding movement.

On Sunday, the girls had fun trying their hands at different crafts.

Black alert for King's Lynn hospital

Chiefs at Lynn s Queen Elizabeth Hospital are urging patients to consider alternative treatment options as the site remains on black alert. The Gaywood Road site has been on an internal black alert, which generally means bed capacity has been reached, since Saturday as winter pressures have created problems. A spokesman said: The Queen Elizabeth Hospital has at no point closed its doors to patients.

The hospital is currently on internal black alert, in the main due to winter pressures and the effect of those pressures on other care providers in the community. The public are reminded to consider alternative options for treatment during this time, those include GPs, pharmacies and the NHS 111 service. For full information visit www.ChooseMeNotAandE.co.uk The QEH previously announced a black alert at the beginning of December.

Elsewhere in Norfolk, the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston came off black alert at the weekend but the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital remains on black alert. Denise Burke, from the Act on Ambulances campaign, spent the day with ambulance crews in north Norfolk on New Year s Eve and found 13 ambulances queuing outside the N&NUH. She said a further eight people were treated on trollies because of a lack of beds in A&E.

She tweeted: 50 mins after arriving we can now offload patient from ambulance, beggars belief! Now space in corridor for trolley! On another occasion she said: We were waiting for about three-quarters-of-an-hour to hand one patient over.

Addenbrooke s Hospital in Cambridge has declared a critical black alert .