Woman bitten in city assault

Police are appealing for information following an incident where a woman was bitten by a man following an altercation in King Street, Norwich.

Police are appealing for information following an incident where a woman was bitten by a man following an altercation in King Street, Norwich.

The incident happened between 10.20am and 12.25pm on Wednesday, October 25, on King Street near to Carrow House.

The victim, who is a girl in her late teens, began arguing with a man, who was known to her, near to Portway Place off Dereham Road.

Then, after the couple had made their way to King Street, the offender physically picked her up and when the victim tried to free herself the offender bit her on the thumb and then pushed her to the ground.

After this the victim and offender began to walk towards Carrow House and the argument continued and the offender continued to push the victim.

The victim suffered bite marks to her right thumb and bruising to her left arm.

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The offender is described as being white, about 6ft 2ins tall and in his mid 20s. He was of medium build and was wearing a white beanie hat, a green and brown checked shirt and jeans and had an orange drawstring bag across his shoulder.

Investigating officer PC Matt Bensley said: “We believe that some members of the public did approach the couple to ask if the girl was OK.

“I would like to appeal to anyone who saw this incident and who may have made efforts to assist this victim to contact me.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Bensley at Tuckswood Police Station on 0845 4564567 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.