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The Ipswich Stabbings: What happened when and where?

PUBLISHED: 12:05 14 June 2018 | UPDATED: 12:06 12 August 2018

Police remain at the scene of McDonalds in Ravenswood this morning   Picture: ARCHANT

Police remain at the scene of McDonalds in Ravenswood this morning Picture: ARCHANT


In the last 10 weeks there have been six knife attacks across Suffolk, with the latest victim sustaining two injuries in two separate attacks just hours apart.

On June 2, 17-year-old Tavis Spencer Aitkens was fatally stabbed in Packard Avenue in Ipswich.

Read more: Four arrested after man stabbed twice in one day

He was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment where he later died.

The teenager had been walking back from Queen’s Way shops when the alleged attack happened.

A total of nine people have been arrested by Suffolk police and questioned in connection with the killing.

Three men and a teenage boy have all been charged with murder and remain in custody ahead of a provisional trial date set for November.

Two men have been released on bail for a second time following their arrests on suspicion of conspiracy to murder

A 41-year-old man, questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, and a 36-year-old woman, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, face no further action.

A 17-year-old boy, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, also faces no further action.  

Just nine days later a 20-year-old man was stabbed more than 10 times in his home in Pauline Street in Ipswich.

No arrests have currently been made.

On June 13, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed at the Ravenswood Mcdonald's in Ipswich. 

Read more: Teenager fighting for his life after stabbing in McDonald’s

Rishawn Mohammed, 18, of Hurricane Place, Ipswich, was charged with wounding with intent and threatening a person with a bladed article in connection with the incident outside the fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue.

A 17-year-old boy from Ipswich was charged with possession of a bladed article and possession of cannabis in connection with the same incident.

Elsewhere in the county, a man in his 30s was stabbed near Haverhill Rugby Club on June 23.

On July 7, 28-year-old Scott Tarrant suffered serious injuries at an address in Underwood Close, Lowestoft, and later died from his injuries after been taken to the James Paget Hospital for treatment.

Steven Butcher, 23, of Ashfield Crescent, Lowestoft, was charged with murder and will stand trial at Ipswich Crown Court in January.

The 2018 A-level results day is coming to an end and Suffolk have once again produced some incredible results.

Find out when you need to seek medical attention, what to do when you have been bitten and why some are prone to bites more than others.

A dog owner has defended herself against claims her pets’ loud barking is disturbing her neighbours.

Today’s the day – and thousands of students across the Ipswich area have been heading into schools and colleges to collect their A-level results.

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 39-year-old woman from Lowestoft.

A moped rider was taken to hospital after a crash in Ipswich this afternoon.

A Suffolk teenager hopes to follow in the footsteps of those who saved her fathers life as she achieved top marks in her A-level results.

Stars of Ipswich Town Football Club put down their boots and picked up tennis rackets to help promote a matchday collection for the Elena Baltacha Foundation.

Luke Chambers is supporting the £10,000 youth football campaign which helps local teams get new sports equipment.

Areas of Suffolk and North Essex received biblical proportions of rain earlier with Braintree receiving almost 16.4mm between midnight and 4pm today.

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