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Dean Eastwood charged with series of sex offences following incidents near the University of East Anglia in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 09:20 02 June 2017 | UPDATED: 13:52 02 June 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Welney. Picture Archant Library.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Welney. Picture Archant Library.

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Police in Norwich have charged a 28-year-old man with a series of sex offences following incidents near the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Dean Eastwood, of Ladbrooke Close in Diss, was charged with two counts of sexual touching and one count of outraging public decency.

The charges relate to the following incidents;

• On Friday May 26 at around 9.30pm a woman was allegedly approached and touched inappropriately in an alleyway off Primula Drive.

• On Saturday May 27 between 12.45am and 1.15am a woman travelling on the top deck of a bus to the UEA alleges that a man indecently exposing himself to her. And later the same day at about 8.30am a woman travelling on a bus to the UEA was approached by a man who allegedly engaged in conversation with her and after getting off at the same stop, touched her inappropriately.

Eastwood was remanded in custody and appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court on Wednesday May 31 where he was further remanded in custody to appear before Norwich Crown Court on June 28.

• Anyone with information in relation to these incidents is asked to contact PC Charlotte Stone from Earlham Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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