Investigations continue after woman slashed across the neck in Norwich

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

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

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.

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

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