Investigations continue into sex assault at former Lidl store in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 11:27 03 July 2019 | UPDATED: 11:27 03 July 2019

Police at the former Lidl supermarket on Aylsham Road. PIC: Peter Walsh.

Police at the former Lidl supermarket on Aylsham Road. PIC: Peter Walsh.


Police are continuing to investigate a sexual assault in the car park of a former supermarket in Norwich.

Officers launched an investigation after reports a woman in her 30s was attacked in the car park area of the former Lidl supermarket site in Aylsham Road.

A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the incident which happened at about 4am on Sunday, November 4 last year.

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He has since been released under investigation.

A police spokesman said "enquiries are ongoing" into the incident.

A large area of the former supermarket was cordoned off by police following reports of the attack.

Specialist officers spent time collecting evidence from the scene and a forensic services van was one of the police vehicles at the former supermarket site in the aftermath of the incident.

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