City centre crime spree rape suspect Jake Killick remanded in custody by judge

Detectives have launched an investigation into two robberies, a rape and an assault which were all r

Detectives have launched an investigation into two robberies, a rape and an assault which were all reported within an hour between 6.39am and 7.38am. Picture: Antony Kelly - Credit: Archant

A man accused of rape at the beginning of a crime spree spanning the city centre of Norwich has been remanded in custody.

Jake Killick appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court this afternoon facing five charges including rape and robbery, alleged to have occurred in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Killick, wearing a green and yellow tracksuit, sat with arms folded throughout proceedings, as he was told the alleged offences could only be dealt with in the crown court due to their seriousness.

The 22-year-old, of Norwich but of no fixed abode, was charged with

• Rape, in relation to an incident in Ten Bell Court;


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• Attempted rape in the underpass at St Stephens Street;

• Sexual assault on Riverside Road;

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• Two counts of robbery, in relation to incidents in London Street and Theatre Street.

No application was made for bail and Killick will next appear at Norwich Crown Court on May 2.

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