Police identify suspect following sexual assault in Norwich cemetery

Police at Earlham Cemetery following reports of a sexual assault. Picture: Staff

Police at Earlham Cemetery following reports of a sexual assault. Picture: Staff - Credit: Archant

Police have identified a suspect following a sex assault which happened in a Norwich cemetery more than six months ago.

An area of Earlham Cemetery was taped off following reports a woman in her 20s had been sexually assaulted at about 6am on Sunday, November 4 last year.

The Dereham Road entrance to the graveyard was cordoned off while officers carried out their investigations.

A police spokesman said a "suspect has been identified and enquiries are ongoing to trace the man who is believed to be living abroad".

Anyone with information about the Earlham Cemetery sexual assault should call Norfolk Police on 101.


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Alternatively people who want to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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