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Woman raped in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 18:06 17 September 2019 | UPDATED: 18:06 17 September 2019

The Old Library Wood park area at the Old Library Mews. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Old Library Wood park area at the Old Library Mews. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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Police are investigating a rape in Norwich in the early hours of this morning.

The Old Library Wood park area at the Old Library Mews. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYThe Old Library Wood park area at the Old Library Mews. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk Police detectives have launched an investigation after a woman reported being raped in the city this morning (Tuesday, September 17).

The incident happened in the Old Library Wood in Rosary Road in the early hours of this morning when the victim was walking home along Thorpe Road and Rosary Road from the city centre.

Detective Inspector Chris Burgess said: "The investigation is in its early stages.

"Our initial enquiries suggest the suspect walked with the victim for a short time before the attack happened."

Enquiries are ongoing to trace the suspect and specialist officers continue to support the victim.

Officers are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone who may have information regarding the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DI Chris Burgess on 101 quoting incident number 31 of September 17, 2019.

Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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