Investigation closed into ‘disturbing’ attack on woman in Norwich

St Stephens underpass, Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams

St Stephens underpass, Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams

An investigation into a disturbing attack involving a woman in her 70s who was sexually assaulted in a Norwich underpass has been closed.

The victim was walking along Chapelfield Road/Queens Road underpass, towards St Stephen's Street exit at about 1.10pm on August 17 last year when the attack happened.

The victim was touched inappropriately by a suspect who left the area with another man and was seen outside Iceland on St Stephen's Street.

The incident was described as a 'particularly disturbing attack' by PC Jamie Willetts, who urged anyone with information to come forward.

But a Norfolk Police spokesman said the investigation had been closed unless any new information came to light.


You may also want to watch:


The spokesman said: 'All lines of enquiry have now been exhausted and the investigation has been closed, however should any new lines of enquiry come to light they will be investigated.'

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter