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Ipswich: Man attacked with butter knife

13:41 05 August 2014

Police have appealed for information after a man was attcked by a woman holding a butter knife.

Police have appealed for information after a man was attcked by a woman holding a butter knife.

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A man has sustained minor injuries after being attacked by a woman with a butter knife.

The incident occurred in Henslow Road at around 4.50pm on Friday, when a woman holding a butter knife approached the man in the street and casued a small scratch to his arm.

She then walked off towards Freehold Road.

The woman is described as white, approximately 5’6” tall, approximately 45-years-old, with short, dark coloured hair.

She was wearing a dark coloured top.

Anyone with information relating to this crime should contact Pc Craig May from Ipswich on 101 quoting IE/14/2071 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

13 comments

  • this is also my dad who is in his late 70s he was crept up from behind and stabbed in his shoulder with a sharp object NO body said it was a butter knife they need to get there facts right this was only short distance from where he lives it has left him very shaken This person needs to be caught as it might be more serious next time

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    lottie

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

  • I am having educated guess , this is Thetford in Norfolk

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    this is what we pay tax for

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • I think the photo is of woodbridge, and the police , have just heard the vet saying that } the horse and I are just good friends,

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    sandy bottom

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Great bit of Journalism can't even get there facts right. It was my grandad this happened to, she needs to be found what if next time it's a child who gets attacked. And with something sharper.

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    Mikaleigh Barras

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • It was my dad who was attacked and he was not scratched on his arm with a butter knife he was actually stabbed in the back of his shoulder with a something sharp .I cannot believe the police and newspaper actually wrote a butter knife did they see it have they found the weapon NO

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    darcie clark

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Which part of Ipswich is shown in the photo? As usual, some lazy "journalist" has pulled out a stock picture without even checking where it shows.

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    Tractorboy

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Sounds like a slippery character.....

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    Yourjokingright?

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Perhaps she was just trying to 'butter him up' !

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    freedomf

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Unsalted with a deadly butter knife?

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    Ipsman

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Photo of Norfolk coppers on an Ipswich story, yet again.

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    The original Victor Meldrew

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Was her name Marge

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    this is what we pay tax for

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Is that the best pun we've got? I cant believe its not better!

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    Chris_B84

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • I hope this situation does not 'spread'!!?

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    fordy

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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