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Update: Man in his 30s in a ‘serious’ condition after third-floor window fall – three arrested on suspicion of GBH now bailed

09:29 30 July 2014

Police cars parked in Wilberforce Street last night.

Police cars parked in Wilberforce Street last night.


Three men were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after a man in his 30s suffered serious head injuries after falling from a third floor window.


Paramedics and police were called to the scene of the incident, in Benezet Street, Ipswich, shortly before 7pm yesterday.

The man who fell from the window also suffered leg and facial injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He has been described as being in a serious condition.

Cordons were put in place in Wilberforce Street and in Benezet Street last night so investigations could take place.

Three people were later arrested on suspicion of GBH. They are a 21-year-old man from Birmingham, an 18-year-old man of no fixed abode and a 16-year-old boy from Hertfordshire.

All three were held in custody at the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre before being released on bail to return to officers on September 10.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to call 101.

Police closed Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.

A man has been taken to hospital after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a van.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service called to Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

Firefighters were called to help a young child who got their head trapped between two bollards.

The accident has closed the road

A lorry driver became trapped in his vehicle after it overturned on the A1071 at Hintlesham this afternoon.

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Martlesham police investigation centre

Four men arrested following the armed robbery of a Felixstowe bookmaker’s shop will not be prosecuted, police have said.

A familiar sight this year. Roadworks at the junction of Handford Road and Portman Road in Ipswich.

Temporary traffic lights were back at the junction of Portman Road and Handford Road again today . . . for the 17th time since November last year.

Police cordon off Rose Lane after the incident

A man and a woman are due to appear in court after being accused of grievous bodily harm on a young man in Ipswich town centre.

All services through Colchester are affected

All train services travelling through Colchester are facing severe disruption after the fire alarm was activated in a signal box.

Carolyn winning the Suffolk New College make-up competition in 2002.

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Ipswich Hospital on Heath Road, Ipswich.

Ipswich’s hospital had its busy day of the year yesterday for admissions.

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