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Four charged following Norwich robbery

Four people, arrested in connection with a robbery in Norwich last week, have been charged.

It happened in All Saints Green shortly after 11.20pm on Wednesday 12 September 2018 when two victims were threatened and attacked by two suspects, one armed with a knife, resulting in a victim suffering superficial wounds.

A vehicle containing two more suspects has then mounted the pavement and struck one of the victims.

Cash, jewellery, a mobile phone and bank card were stolen and all suspects fled in the vehicle.

37-year-old Lee Cook, of no fixed address, was arrested and subsequently charged with robbery.

32-year-old Suzanne Cumbers, of Lawson Road in Norwich, was arrested and subsequently charged with aggravated vehicle taking, driving with no insurance and robbery.

32-year-old Matthew Oarton, of no fixed address, was also arrested and charged with robbery and theft.

22-year-old Bradley Broughton, of no fixed address, was charged with robbery, possession of a bladed article, aggravated vehicle taking, driving without insurance and driving without a licence.

All four were remanded in custody and appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court on Saturday 15 September 2018. A hearing at Norwich Crown Court will be held in due course.

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Norwich last night (Wednesday 12 September 2018).

The incident happened in All Saints Green shortly after 11.20pm when the victims, aged in their 20s and 30s, were initially approached by two suspects, one armed with a knife.

The victims were threatened and attacked, resulting in one suffering superficial knife wounds.

Two other suspects joined in the attack, arriving in a vehicle which struck the other victim.

Cash, jewellery, a mobile phone and bank card were stolen and all suspects fled in the vehicle.

Enquiries led officers to arrest four people; three men aged 22, 32 and 37, and a 32-year-old woman in connection with the incident. All remain in custody at Wymondham Police Investigation Centre.

Norwich Policing Commander, Superintendent Terry Lordan, said: “Fortunately no one was seriously injured and we have a team of detectives working on this case. The area was sealed off while officers carried out scene enquiries and this has now been lifted while the investigation continues. We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed the incident.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information concerning it should contact Detective Constable Lee Mariner Norwich CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.