Norfolk market town stab hunt

Norfolk Police are hunting a thug who stabbed a man in Watton. The 21-year-old victim was attacked as he walked down the High Street on Sunday at 2.45pm.

WATTON:Norfolk police are hunting a thug who stabbed a man.

The 21-year-old victim was attacked as he walked down High Street on Sunday at 2.45pm.As he passed a group of four men sat drinking on the wall outside Wayland House on George Trollope Road, two of the men dragged him through Goddard's Court to the Old Golf House Veterinary Practice car park, where he was head butted and stabbed in the arm with a pocket knife by one of the men.

The men then ran off towards the back of Somerfield supermarket and the victim received hospital treatment for his injuries. The attacker is described as in his late twenties, with tanned skin, stubble, short hair, about 5ft 11in to 6ft and of medium build. He wore dark-blue jeans with a rip to a knee, a black T-shirt, brown trainers and was carrying a white carrier bag.

Anyone with information should contact PC James Rushton at Dereham police on 0845 456 4567 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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