Police seal off building site in Norwich

A police cordon is in place at St James' Quay in Barrack Street, Norwich.

A police cordon is in place at St James' Quay in Barrack Street, Norwich. - Credit: David Hannant

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A Norwich building site has been sealed off by police with several officers on scene.

The cordon is in place outside the St James' Quay development in Barrack Street.

Pedestrians are being asked to walk on the other side of the road, while there is currently no impact on traffic in the area.

A police cordon is in place at St James' Quay in Barrack Street, Norwich.

A police cordon is in place at St James' Quay in Barrack Street, Norwich. - Credit: David Hannant

A spokesperson for Norfolk Police confirmed there had been an incident, but no other details have been released so far.

An officer at the scene said it related to an ongoing police investigation but could not provide further details.

A spokesperson for Hill, the developer behind St James' Quay, said: “ Due to a police investigation into an incident this morning, access through the car park at St James Quay to the riverside footpath has been cordoned off.

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"The incident does not relate to St James Quay.”

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