Police cordon off part of city centre after man found with serious injuries

Police sealed off part of the area around the River Wensum and the Hotel Nelson. Pic:ture: Archant.

Police sealed off part of the area around the River Wensum and the Hotel Nelson. Pic:ture: Archant. - Credit: Archant

Police have cordoned off part of Norwich city centre, after a man was found with serious injuries.

A man was found with serious head and arm injuries near the Hotel Nelson. Pic: Archant.

A man was found with serious head and arm injuries near the Hotel Nelson. Pic: Archant. - Credit: Archant

Blue and white police tape has been used to seal off steps and a stretch of pavement close to the Hotel Nelson, in Prince of Wales Road.

There were police officers at either end of the sealed-off area, next to the River Wensum, this morning.

Police were called to the area at about 12.30am on Friday, by paramedics who were treating a man who had injuries to his head and arm.

The man, in his 50s, was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment where he remains in a stable condition. His injuries are described as non-life threatening.


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Detectives are working to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have information about what happened.

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Witnesses should contact Norwich CID on 101 quoting incident number three of today's date.

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