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Assault appeal - Anglia Square, Norwich

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Detectives from Norwich CID are appealing for further information as they try to establish the circumstances surrounding an incident in Anglia Square in the early hours of this morning.

At approximately 4:30am, a group of people in their 20s, were walking along Magdalen Street when they were approached by another man who proceeded to assault two of them with, what appeared to be, an air weapon. However, enquiries are ongoing to establish the nature of the weapon.

Both the men received cuts and bruises to their heads as a result of the attack.

A cordon has been set up close to Anglia Square while investigations continue.

Detective Inspector David Taylor, Norwich CID, commented on the assault, saying: “Armed officers were sent to the scene to try to find the suspect but after an extensive search he has not yet been located. 

“I would like to reassure the local community that we are carrying out a number of enquiries to identify the offender and we would appeal to anyone with information regarding the incident or the person involved to contact Norwich CID immediately.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has further details is asked to contact Norwich CID on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.