Man who stabbed two people in Dereham remains at large

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

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

Two people were stabbed in the early hours of Saturday morning at an alley near the Jollyes car park in Dereham.

Norfolk police are continuing their investigations into the incident, which happened at around 6am on Saturday, and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

The incidents took place in an alleyway near to the car park at Jollyes pet food store, on Yaxham Road.

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

They were treated by paramedics before being taken to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital for further treatment but were both released later the same day.


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Their injuries were not life-threatening.

A female 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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Det Con Mark Barron said: 'We are treating this as an isolated incident and it is believed that those involved are known to each other.

'I would urge anyone with information about this incident to get in touch with us.'

A police cordon was in place at a small area of the store's car park

for several hours on Saturday morning.

A member of the police's forensic services team carried out investigations at the scene.

The store remained open while investigations were carried out.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Norfolk police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via their anonymous online form at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.

Do you have a crime story? E mail peter.walsh@archant.co.uk

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