Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Norwich this evening (Sunday 13 June 2021).

Officers were called just before 5pm to St Andrews Street following reports that a man aged in his 30s had been seriously assaulted by a man.

The victim suffered serious face and head injuries and was initially taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He has since been transferred to Addenbrookes, where he remains in a critical condition.

Police have cordoned off an area in St Andrews Street while enquiries take place to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the incident, and whether the people involved are known to each other.

Officers are keen to hear from anybody who may have seen anything or witnessed any suspicious activity in the area. Anyone with information should contact Detective Constable Katy Pointer in Norwich CID on 101, quoting incident number 326 of today’s date (Sunday 13 June 2021).

Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.