Man charged with rape after woman attacked near Norwich pub

A man has been charged with rape after a woman was attacked in a car park near Norwich's Adam and Eve pub. Photo: Steve Adams A man has been charged with rape after a woman was attacked in a car park near Norwich's Adam and Eve pub. Photo: Steve Adams

Saturday, May 31, 2014
8:33 PM

A man has been charged with rape, after a woman in her 20s was attacked close to a Norwich pub.

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Police charged the man tonight, after the alleged sexual assault in the St Helens Wharf car park, close to the Adam and Eve pub.

The woman was attacked between midnight and 12.30am on Friday morning.

The man who has been charged is Clive Howard, 56, of Bury Street in Stowmarket, Suffolk.

He will appear before Norwich Magistrates Court on Monday morning.

The car park near the Bishopgate pub was sealed off on Friday and the nearby River Wensum was searched as police investigated reports of the assault.

Police are still keen to hear from any witnesses, who should contact Detective Sergeant Chris Burgess on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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