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One of Britain’s most renowned harpists, who lives in Suffolk, has been charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy.

A Saxmundham man will be sentenced next month after admitting money laundering.

A man who was spared jail for a robbery in which he threatened to break the fingers of a petrol station worker in January has today been locked up after police found him in possession of a knife and bolt croppers in Ipswich marina.

A burglar who broke into the home of a 93-year-old woman a month after being released from prison for another break-in is back behind bars after a judge jailed him for 28 months.

A labourer who denied raping a woman after following her in Colchester has admitted sexually assaulting her on the first day of his trial.

A cleaner who stole cash and jewellery from frail, elderly clients including a 94-year-old woman has been ordered to pay back £2,800.

A rapist is back in jail for beating and imprisoning a woman with learning disabilities – restraining her with such force that her shoulder dislocated.

The jury in the trial of a Colchester bodyguard accused of stalking his ex-partner and posting intimate pictures of her on a swinger’s website is expected to retire to consider its verdicts tomorrow.

A 52-year-old man from Buxhall, near Stowmarket, has pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm and false imprisonment of a woman in November last year.

A Colchester man who raped and sexually assaulted a schoolboy while he was babysitting for him two decades ago has been jailed for eight years.

A 51-year-old mother-of-two who stole more than £14,000 from her former employer over a period of six years has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send her straight to prison.

A 23-year-old burglar has been handed a 10-year jail term after leaving a 93-year-old woman covered in glass during a break-in at her home.

A company which operates a Suffolk care home has denied breaching health and safety regulations in relation to the hoisting of residents at Chilton Croft in Sudbury.

A 33-year-old man who brandished a toy gun and and an axe when he tried to rob a Colchester post office has been jailed for three years and four months.

A Felixstowe man who downloaded nearly 40,000 indecent images of children has been jailed for 16 months.

A burglar with a history of crime in Poland has been jailed after a string of burglaries in east Suffolk.

A 69-year-old man from Colchester has been spared jail after being found guilty of three counts of making indecent images of children.

A Suffolk horse box dealer who sold vehicles that had “clocked” mileages has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

A drug-addicted shoplifter was able to walk out of Ipswich’s John Lewis five times in six weeks with high-value items before being caught, a court heard.

A former secretary of the Gipping Angling Preservation Society has admitted defrauding the organisation of nearly £10,000.

A man who was caught selling drugs at a Suffolk music festival has been jailed for three years.

A man has been jailed for robbing a convenience store in Ipswich at knifepoint and making off with more than £700 in cash.

A “mean” Colchester man who stole from friends and workmates to fund his drug habit has been jailed for ten months.

A businessman has been spared prison after admitting filming up women’s skirts in supermarkets and making indecent images of children.

A Sudbury man accused of sexually assaulting a woman who had fallen asleep after taking strong painkillers has been convicted by a jury.

Two men who were involved in robberies at a post office and a bookmakers in Ipswich have today been locked up for a total of 24 years.

A Trimley St Martin woman who cut her partner with a knife during a row has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send her straight to prison.

An Essex sales assistant accused of having sex with a 12-year-old schoolgirl who went to his shop to buy sweets is likely to be jailed after being found guilty by a jury.

A Mildenhall man who sexually assaulted a teenager after attending a house party has been jailed for 42 months.

A mentally ill Felixstowe man who was pulled from a car by police officers after it caught fire has been made the subject of an interim hospital order.

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