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Police appeal over suspected knife attack in car park

Rose Lane car park in Norwich Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Norwich in the early hours of yesterday morning, Sunday 28 June.

A fight broke out in Rose Lane car park shortly after 3.30am, and one man was wounded in the stomach, it's thought by a knife.

The man's in a stable condition in the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. Two men, aged in their 20s, were arrested on suspicion of assault and were taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

20 year old Jehovany Palata of Temple Road in Norwich has been charged with attempted murder and will appear at Norwich Magistrates Court this morning, Monday 29 June 2015.

Another man, aged 25, was bailed until 12 August 2015 pending further enquiries.

Witnesses or anyone with information concerning the incident are asked to contact Det Con Craig Leeder at Norwich CID on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on0800 555 111.


Council to crack down on unscrupulous landlords

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There are plans to overhaul the way private property is rented out in Norwich.

The City Council says it wants an accreditation scheme for agents, and to have greater powers to crack down on unscrupulous landlords.

It comes aftter recent research study identified that as many as 20% of privately rented homes in Norwich and 25% of houses in multiple occupation contained hazards which potentially present serious health and safety issues to those living there.

A consultation is now underway.

Couple from Norfolk injured in Tunisia terrorist attack

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A member of support staff working at Norfolk Police has been injured following the attacks in Tunisia.

Tony Callaghan, who works at North Walsham as a property officer, was with his wife on holiday when they were both injured in the incident. Their injuries have needed hospital treatment but are not said to be life-threatening.

A Norfolk police officer who was also, independently from the Callaghans, on holiday in the resort at the time of the incident is safe and well.

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