Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 5°C


Horseplay on A47 as ‘caped crusaders’ bid to evade police capture

PUBLISHED: 11:02 19 August 2018 | UPDATED: 19:12 19 August 2018

The horses on the A47 at Lowestoft. Picture: LOWESTOFT POLICE

The horses on the A47 at Lowestoft. Picture: LOWESTOFT POLICE


They are more used to trying to catch masked criminals.

But police were forced to deal with a different kind of hooded troublemaker when two caped horses went on the loose on a busy road.

Officers were first called to the “Corton two”, as they later became known, during the night shift in the early hours of Sunday, August 19.

Joking that they were trying to “escape to pastures new using the A47”, officers from Lowestoft Police Tweeted that the “intrepid night shift tried to corale the caped crusaders in their bid to evade the police”.

They added: “The Corton Two were finally caught and returned to the owners.”

A man has been arrested after police intercepted a train and seized a knife hidden in a bag.

Firefighters have saved a historic thatched cottage tonight after a serious fire started in the chimney of the house.

Police were unable to act on five cases of adults having sex with teenagers in their care over the last four years due to a legal loophole, the NSPCC has revealed.

Suffolk police have stopped 68 vehicles as a part of an operation in Bury St Edmunds which aims to target criminals using Suffolk’s roads.

From rambling stories about dispensing sockfulls of change into an ATM to regaling the vagaries of living with a jazz musician, Irish funnyman David O’Doherty’s latest bonkers brand of comedy proved a hit.

Two teenagers who carried out a revenge stabbing in Colchester in which a 17-year-old youth suffered life threatening injuries have been detained for a total of 13 years.

An e-fit of a man who Suffolk police would like to talk to in connection to an armed robbery in Haverhill has been released.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24