Sir Richard Dannatt sleeps rough in Norwich

Sir Richard Dannatt
Image caption Sir Richard Dannatt was appointed president of YMCA Norfolk earlier this month

The former head of the British Army has said he will sleep rough on the streets of Norwich to raise money for the YMCA.

Sir Richard Dannatt became president of YMCA Norfolk earlier this month.

On Saturday night Sir Richard, Norfolk High Sheriff Charles Barratt and Judge Phillip Curl are due to spend the night sleeping rough.

They are raising money for a range of youth charities and will shadow police officers and street pastors until about 0700 GMT on Sunday.

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