Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 2°C

Search

Felixstowe: Police trying to identify man who fell and died in Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe

PUBLISHED: 15:38 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:38 28 January 2013

Undercliff Road, Felixstowe

Undercliff Road, Felixstowe

Archant

POLICE are today appealing for help to identify an elderly man who died after falling over in a seafront street.

Emergency services were alerted after a member of the public saw the man fall over in Undercliff Road West in Felixstowe, hitting a wall as he fell.

The incident happened around 11.30pm on Friday and the man was taken to Ipswich hospital.

Police were informed at 12.50am on Saturday that the man had died.

Officers are carrying out inquiries to try and identify the man, but the only item in his possession was a leather wallet containing three keys – and no form of identification and no reference to where he came from.

“Police officers have made extensive enquiries at local homes and blocks of flats in the area to see if anyone knows who he is but, so far, this has been unsuccessful,” said a police spokeswoman.

The man is described as white, likely to be aged over 70, around 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins tall, of thin build, with grey receding hair.

He was was wearing a three-quarter length rain mac in a creamy-khaki colour, a Tweed suit jacket, a coral/pink coloured jumper, blue corduroy trousers, black leather gloves and brown suede lace-up shoes. He also has a faded tattoo on his forearm that appears to be a snake wrapped around a dagger.

There are no suspicious circumstances to the death and a post mortem will be held in due course to determine how he died.

Anyone who may have information that may help police identify the man is asked to contact the duty sergeant at Felixstowe police station by dialling 101.

0 comments

A man who stole seven bottles of vodka from Tescos in Ipswich told a court he took them to give to the Salvation Army.

The return of the Tour of Britain is the latest major sporting event to come to Suffolk, following the Great East Run’s decision to run the 13.1mile route on the streets of Ipswich for the first time.

A stretch of the A14 was closed for more than seven hours after cattle were reported wandering the road.

One of cycling’s biggest sporting events returns to Suffolk this September – with a stage entirely contained within the county for the first time.

Sir Elton John has spent two days in intensive care after contracting a “potentially deadly” bacterial infection, it has been revealed.

A cold Monday night couldn’t stop Anglo-Iranian comedian Omid Djalili warming up a delighted Regent as he rolled into Ipswich for the latest stop on his Schmuck for a Night mega-tour.

A romantic Suffolk father took a moment to catch his breath before getting down on one knee on the final stretch of his first ever London Marathon.

We are celebrating the very best in food and drink in Suffolk – and you can watch the results come in here.

A sale of clothes worn by Suffolk singing sensation Ed Sheeran has raised £7,289.87 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

The RSPCA is searching for the owner of a cat that died in Ipswich after suffering serious injuries.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24