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24 August 2012, 12:05
The two men arrested in connection with an incident in Norwich city centre in the early hours of today (Friday 24 August 2012) remain in custody where they await questioning.
One of the arrested men is from the Cromer area the other from Bedford. Both men are Polish and aged in their 20s.
Their arrest followed an incident in St Vedast Street near to Rose Lane at around 1.45am during which two other men, one aged in his early 30s and one aged in his late 20s, were injured. They were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where they are due to be released shortly.
Officers were called to the scene following reports of an altercation between a group of people close to the Travelodge.
The seal has now been lifted in the area but detectives are continuing with their enquiries. They would like to hear from anyone who believes they may have witnessed what happened or who may have information crucial to the investigation.
Witnesses are asked to contact Det Sgt Sarah Knights at Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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24th August 2012, 04:58
Two men have been taken to hospital following an incident in Norwich city centre during the early hours of this morning (Friday 24 August 2012).
An investigation is underway after reports of an altercation between a group of people close to the Travelodge in St Vedast Street near to Rose Lane.
Officers were called to the scene at shortly after 1.45am and two males have been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. One of the men, believed to be aged in his 30s, was admitted with more serious injuries and is currently being assessed by medical staff. The condition of the second man is believed to be less serious.
A seal is currently in place at the location while detectives carry out enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Due to the time and location a number of people may well have been in the area when the incident occurred and officers are keen to speak to anyone who believes they may have witnessed what happened or who may have information crucial to the enquiry.
Two males have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.