Police are investigating reports of a rape at a city centre park. 

Officers were called to Chapelfield Gardens at 11.45pm on Monday after a male was raped.

A cordon is in place on a section of the path in the park as forensic enquiries are carried out.

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Police outside Chapelfield Gardens this morningPolice outside Chapelfield Gardens this morning (Image: Newsquest)

A spokeswoman for Norfolk Constabulary said: "We are aware there may be some concern in the local community following this incident.

"There will be increased police patrols in the area while the investigation continues and anyone who has any concerns is encouraged to speak with local officers."

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in Chapelfield Gardens between 11pm and 11.45pm last night, regardless of whether or not they saw anything.

Anyone with information should contact Broadland CID on 101 or online quoting reference  36/40145/24.