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Man charged after Norwich park stabbing

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A man has been charged after a stabbing in a Norwich park at the weekend.

Officers were called to Chaplefield Gardens at 9.30am on Sunday after reports of a fight. When they arrived they found a man with a stab wound to the buttock.

Marcus Jackson, 21, of Goodman Square in Norwich was charged with possession of a knife or bladed article in a public place and was released on court bail to appear before Norwich Magistrates on Tuesday 4 September 2018.

Yellow weather warning issued with risk of floods across the East

Morning showers will develop into thundery downpours. Credit: Met Office.

The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning saying heavy downpours could see 20 to 30 mm of rain in an hour.

They say Monday morning's showers will become more widespread and often heavy and thundery by the afternoon with some locations seeing lightning, hail and strong gusts.

Many areas may miss the downpours and stay largely dry, however. The showers will ease by late evening.

What to expect

  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings.
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost


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