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Public told to avoid Norwich road after man reportedly seen "making threats"

Police have closed a road off after a man was reportedly making threats. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have closed a road off in Norwich following reports of a man acting suspiciously and making threats.

Specialist officers were called to Bluebell Road at 9.08am (Friday 23 November.) A man aged in his 20s has been arrested. He's been taken to Wymondham Police investigation Centre for questioning.

The road has been closed as a precaution whilst officers conduct a search of the area. They're also searching an address in Earlham Road in connection with the incident.

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Threats such as this are taken extremely seriously and whilst we do not believe there is an immediate risk to the public at this time, we are carrying out a search of the area as a precaution and to ensure the public’s safety.

We would advise people to avoid the area at this time.

– Superintendent Dave Buckley


Police confirm two men stabbed in Norwich City Centre incident

Police have closed Thorpe Road following stabbing at Riverside in Norwich.

Police have confirmed two men have been stabbed following an incident at Riverside in Norwich.

Officers were called to the area shortly after 3.20pm following reports a number of men were involved in an altercation at the train station.

Two men have been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with stab wounds. They are described to be in a stable condition.

Police remain on scene and Thorpe Road remains closed while initial scene enquiries are carried out.

Police on scene at Norwich city centre incident

Police are currently attending an incident in Norwich city centre.

Officers were called to Riverside, near to the train station, shortly after 3.20pm following reports a number of men were involved in a disturbance.

Emergency services remain on scene and two people have been taken to hospital with injuries.

Thorpe Road, near the junction of Riverside Road has been closed as a result of the incident and motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.


Lorry carrying turkeys overturns on A47 near Norwich

The A47 at Mattishall near Norwich Credit: ITV News Anglia

The A47 near Norwich has been shut in both directions after a lorry containing hundreds of turkeys overturned during rush hour.

It happened just after half past seven this morning near Matishall, closing the road between Easton and Honingham.

Traffic was stopped and left at the scene, while a fuel spillage added to the clear up operation.

The lorry was carrying live turkeys Credit: ITV News Anglia

It's thought there were around 600 live turkeys onboard.

The road remains closed and some of the traffic is stuck at the scene.

Some of the traffic is stuck at the scene. Credit: ITV News Anglia
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