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Ipswich: Man is committed to crown court on accusations of arson and affray after Clapgate Road incident

17:08 15 January 2014

South East Suffolk Magistrates Court

South East Suffolk Magistrates Court

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A 36-year-old man appeared in court today after armed police officers attended a reported disturbance in Ipswich.

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Police were sent to a flat above The Corner Shop in Clapgate Lane at around 10.50pm on Monday after someone was said to have been throwing items out of the property.

Anthony Hoare, of Clapgate Lane, was charged last night with arson with intent or being reckless to endanger life and affray.

He appeared before Ipswich magistrates this morning who committed his case to Ipswich Crown Court.

Hoare was released on conditional bail until his next appearance which is scheduled to be for a preliminary hearing at crown court on January 28.

No pleas was entered at today’s hearing

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