Man remains under investigation as part of inquiry into rape at UEA in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 18:41 11 January 2019

Police at the scene of the attack at the UEA. Photo: C E Mathhews / Concrete

Police at the scene of the attack at the UEA. Photo: C E Mathhews / Concrete


Detectives are continuing to investigate after a woman was raped at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

The woman was attacked in the early hours of the morning of Thursday, December 6 last year near to the lake at the Earlham Road campus.

Police said the woman was attacked between 2am and 2.30am after being approached by a man.

A man in his 20s was arrested in connection with the incident and questioned.

He has since been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

A police spokesman said the man remains released under investigation pending further enquiries.

The area was sealed off following the incident while detectives carried out their investigation.

• Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact DS Matt Jenkins at Norwich CID on 101.

• Alternatively people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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