Two men attacked after trying to defend woman assaulted during attempted robbery in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 16:49 06 November 2017 | UPDATED: 08:30 07 November 2017

Police are appealing for information. Picture: Archant

Police are appealing for information. Picture: Archant

A woman and two men have been assaulted during an attempted robbery in Norwich.

A woman, in her 20s, was walking on King Street, at the junction with Greyfriars Road, with two male friends at approximately 4am on Saturday November 4. As she was walking she felt someone try and pull her handbag from her shoulder before being kicked by a man.

The two male friends were also assaulted by the suspect and another man who was present at the time.

A man in his 20s and from the Norwich area and a man in his 20s from Leiston in Suffolk, were arrested in connection with the incident and have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident should contact DC Charlotte West at Norwich CID on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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