No further action is being taken against three men who were arrested after a woman in her 30s was stabbed in the stomach behind a Norwich church. 

The stabbing happened in St Miles Alley, off Colegate, at 12.53am on Tuesday, May 23 after reports of a fight between a man and woman behind St Miles Coslany Church.

One man in his 20s was arrested in London and questioned at Wymondham police station at the time, while two other men in their 20s were arrested in Great Yarmouth on May 25.

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All were released on bail, which was first extended to August 25 and once again to today. 

But police have now confirmed the men were told no further action was being taken against them on November 1.

Following the incident, the woman was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Detectives have previously said they believed the woman and man involved in the altercation were known to each other.