Diss incident - man taken to hospital | Norfolk Constabulary

You are here

Diss incident - man taken to hospital

A man has been taken to hospital following an incident in Diss earlier today (Monday 10 August 2020).

Officers were initially called to Cotman Close at about 12.45pm following reports of a man acting suspiciously.

Police attended the scene and the man was later found in Victoria Road where he was detained under the Mental Health Act before becoming seriously unwell.

Paramedics attended the scene and the man has been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment.

As a result of police contact, the matter has been referred to the constabulary’s Professional Standards Department and will be referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) which is standard procedure.