Man detained in Norwich after emergency services search

Emergency services were involved in a search for a man in Geoffrey Watling Way, Norwich. Photo: Arch

Emergency services were involved in a search for a man in Geoffrey Watling Way, Norwich. Photo: Archant - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were involved in a late night search for a man in Norwich following concerns for his safety.

Norfolk Police were called to Geoffrey Watling Way, near Carrow Road, at around 11.15pm on Thursday to assist the ambulance service in their search for the man.

Two fire crews from Carrow and Sprowston were called to the scene and a search and rescue boat was also reported to be in attendance.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said the man was located on nearby Wherry Road at around 1am and was detained under the Mental Health Act.


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