Police appeal after serious assault in Norwich

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Thursday, January 2, 2014
5:37 PM

Norfolk police have revealed that 70 people were arrested on New Year’s Eve, as they appealed for witnesses to a serious assault in Norwich.

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Police had already confirmed there were 35 public order incidents and 52 domestic incidents across the county between 10pm on New Year’s Eve and 7am on New Year’s Day.

They have now revealed that, of the public order incidents, 13 were in Norwich, nine in Great Yarmouth, five in King’s Lynn, two in Wisbech and single incidents in Wymondham, North Walsham, Thetford, Swaffham and Dereham.

They also gave details of a suspected assault in Morse Road, Thorpe Hamlet. Police were called after the ambulance service went to the street at about 1.30am on New Year’s Day to reports of a suspected assault.

A man in his 20s and a man in his 40s were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with potentially serious head injuries.

A Norwich man in his 40s was arrested on suspicion of serious assault and bailed until February 4. Witnesses should contact Norfolk police on 101.




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