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Man arrested after teenager injured in West Norfolk knife attack




Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager suffered a knife injury to his hand during an incident in Middleton on Saturday.

Officers say they believe a number of motorists could have witnessed the assault – which has led to the arrest of a man.

Police say the teenager was travelling in a car on the A47 towards Lynn, at about 10.40pm when he became involved in an altercation with a group of up to five pedestrians. The incident happened on the carriageway near to the car wash.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the assault.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the assault.

As a result of the incident, the 17-year-old suffered a knife injury to his hand which needed hospital treatment.

An 18-year-old man, from the March area, was arrested in connection with the incident. He has since been released on police bail until Friday, March 13.

DC Rob Willis from King’s Lynn CID said: "We are currently trying to establish the exact circumstances leading up to this incident but we believe a number of motorists would have been in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident.

"I would urge anyone who may have seen the incident, or has dashcam footage, to contact police.”

Anyone with information should contact DC Rob Willis at King’s Lynn CID on 101 quoting crime number 36/11467/20.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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