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Large police presence in Norwich suburb due to concern for man’s safety

PUBLISHED: 12:38 16 March 2020 | UPDATED: 16:34 16 March 2020

Police on the scene of an incident in Jay Gardens, Chapel Break, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Supplied

Police on the scene of an incident in Jay Gardens, Chapel Break, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Supplied

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A large police presence is currently on scene in a Norwich suburb over concerns for the safety of a man.

Police on the scene of an incident in Jay Gardens, Chapel Break, near Bowthorpe. Picture: SuppliedPolice on the scene of an incident in Jay Gardens, Chapel Break, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Supplied

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Officers were called to a home in Jay Gardens in Chapel Break, near Bowthorpe, at 6.05am on Monday.

One passer-by, who did not want to be named, said: “There must have been 10 to 12 police cars, 25 officers and an ambulance.”

A spokesperson for Norfolk Police confirmed that they were called to the scene after concerns were raised over the safety of a man.

It is believed that the man is alone in the property.

Emergency services remain on scene.


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