Man charged after two people stabbed in Dereham

Police on the scene at Jollyes pet food superstore in Dereham.

Police on the scene at Jollyes pet food superstore in Dereham. - Credit: Archant

A 29-year-old man has been charged with conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent after two people were stabbed in Dereham.

A 29-year-old man has been charged with conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent after two people were stabbed in Dereham.

Ashley Lloyd, of no fixed abode, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Norwich Crown Court on Wednesday, October 19.

He appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.

The incident happened at approximately 6am in an alleyway near to the Jollyes pet food store car park, on Yaxham Road.

The victims were approached by a man who then stabbed them before leaving the scene.

The victims were treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital for further treatment. Both were released later the same day.

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On Monday, a woman in her 40s from the Dereham area was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on police bail to return on Monday, November 28.

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