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Police cordon off area of Norwich city centre following reports of sexual assault

PUBLISHED: 13:34 21 January 2018 | UPDATED: 08:14 22 January 2018

Police cordoned off an area in Tombland, Norwich following reports of a sexual assault. Picture: ANDREW STONE

Police cordoned off an area in Tombland, Norwich following reports of a sexual assault. Picture: ANDREW STONE

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Police have closed off an area in the Norwich city centre following a report of a sexual assault.

Police have cordoned off an area in Tombland in the Norwich following reports of a sexual assault. Picture: ANDREW STONEPolice have cordoned off an area in Tombland in the Norwich following reports of a sexual assault. Picture: ANDREW STONE

A Norfolk police spokesman said: “Police have cordoned off an area in Tombland following a report at 6am that a woman had been sexually assaulted by a man.

“The woman is currently being supported by specially trained officers.”

Two police officers were seen stationed outside Prezzo restaurant in Tombland, which had been cordoned off with police tape.

A entrance to the building next door, which houses the Flying Classrooms School of English, had also been cordoned off.

Police have cordoned off an area in Tombland in the Norwich following reports of a sexual assault. Picture: ANDREW STONEPolice have cordoned off an area in Tombland in the Norwich following reports of a sexual assault. Picture: ANDREW STONE

Across the road, two police vehicles including a forensic van were parked outside Tatlers restaurant.

Police said the two scenes were linked.

“Enquiries are ongoing,” said the spokesman.


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