Investigations continue after woman slashed across the neck in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 16:08 11 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:08 11 October 2018

The incident on King Street in Norwich. Photo: Lauren Cope

The incident on King Street in Norwich. Photo: Lauren Cope


An investigation is continuing into a serious assault in Norwich which saw a woman slashed across the neck.

Emergency services rushed to King Street in Norwich at 11am on Wednesday to reports that a woman had been seriously assaulted.

Officers found a woman had been slashed across the neck, and she was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Two people - a man and woman in their 30s - were later arrested, but have since been released.

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On Wednesday, police said all three people were known to each other and that there was no wider threat to the public.

As emergency services investigated, the churchyard at St Peter Parmentergate was cordoned off by police.

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