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Parents keeping kids off streets after woman stabbed

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Kids who should be free to enjoy their summer holidays have instead been left "frightened" in their own beds following a stabbing nearby.

Parents are keeping their children off the streets and away from a small city park in Ber Street after a woman was found with punctures to her neck and arm on August 10.

Armed police descended on the patch of land near the Berstreet Gates pub at 6.18pm on Wednesday.

The victim of the assault was taken to hospital where she is in a stable condition.

Another woman in her 40s has been arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm.

Parents living near the scene are worried the trend of criminal behaviour is escalating in the area, with warnings sent out by a school asking pupils to avoid the park.

Divya Shri, 36, who lives in City Road, has previously received multiple emails from her daughters' school asking parents to keep pupils away from the area after 5pm.

Mrs Shri - who has two eight-year-old daughters - added: "I am........

© Norwich Evening News

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