Tom Potter Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. East Suffolk reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @TomPotterEADT McLaren sports car driver accused of travelling at 120mph on Suffolk road Yesterday, 05:30 Tom Potter A sports car driver has been accused of travelling at speeds of 120mph on a Suffolk road. Concern over increasing proportion of youngsters involved in knife crime Thu, 19:00 Tom Potter Children and teenagers were behind a quarter of rising knife crime across Suffolk in the last year, new figures have revealed. Travellers moving on after authorities seek eviction from second patch of land Thu, 15:52 Tom Potter A group of travellers are understood to have moved on after occupying two areas of land in Ipswich. 'Don't be tempted' by Facebook shopping voucher, warn consumer chiefs Wed, 09:01 Tom Potter Suffolk Trading Standards officers are warning social media users to beware of a supermarket voucher scam currently circulating on Facebook. Grant funding awarded to support survivors of sexual abuse in Suffolk Thursday, June 6, 2019 Tom Potter Support services for survivors of sexual violence have secured almost half-a-million pounds of funding for the next three years. New anti-knife crime lesson plans delivered to high school teachers Thursday, June 6, 2019 Tom Potter High schools around Suffolk are being encouraged to teach children about the realities of carrying a knife ahead of the summer holidays. Ipswich knife-point convenience store robber facing prison Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Tom Potter A 29-year-old knife-point robber faces jail for holding up two Ipswich convenience stores and making payments with a stolen debit card. Man in court accused of absconding from custody while serving low secure unit sentence Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Tom Potter A man has appeared in court accused of absconding while on leave from a medical facility for male offenders. Two men in court accused of Ipswich knife attack Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Tom Potter Two people have been charged in connection with an alleged double stabbing in Ipswich. 'End of the road' for lost drink-driver, slumped at wheel on wrong seafront Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Tom Potter A woman has been banned from driving for a third time after getting lost in Suffolk and being found slumped over the steering wheel of her car - 40 miles from her intended destination. Car debris removed from pedestrian's leg after 'traumatic' road collision Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Tom Potter A 75-year-old man whose loss of concentration behind the wheel caused a pedestrian serious injury has been allowed to keep his driving licence. Cracking down on 'big business' of crime gangs shipping stolen cars from port Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Tom Potter Millions of pounds worth of stolen cars and parts are being prevented from leaving the country by a crime-fighting partnership at the Port of Felixstowe. 'Terrifying' crash caused by driver who left car on its side in middle of road Saturday, June 1, 2019 Tom Potter An uninsured driver caused a "terrifying" collision by abandoning his car on its side in the middle of a country road. Driver left broken down car blocking roundabout lane after clipping kerb Friday, May 31, 2019 Tom Potter A motorist has been handed nine penalty points for abandoning his broken down car on a roundabout. Police record 74% rise in people reporting crime on constabulary website Friday, May 31, 2019 Tom Potter More people are turning to the internet to report crime, with figures showing an increase of three quarters in use of the police website. No suspect identified in almost half of knifepoint robbery investigations Thursday, May 30, 2019 Tom Potter Almost half of knifepoint robbery cases are closed in Suffolk because police cannot identify a suspect, figures have revealed. Police bid to renew 'legal high' exclusion zone at Latitude festival Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Tom Potter Police have applied to renew powers designed to effectively ban so-called 'legal highs' from Suffolk's largest music festival. Prisoner work scheme aims to reform offenders while filling skills gap Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Tom Potter Suffolk pub operator Greene King has noted the value of hiring ex-offenders and prisoners on temporary release from jail. Four teens answer bail following arrests in park stabbing investigation Thursday, May 16, 2019 Tom Potter Three teenage boys have been re-bailed by police following their arrests in connection with an alleged stabbing in Ipswich's Christchurch Park. A14 road rage driver stashed stun gun, knife and axe in BMW Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Tom Potter A road rage driver who tried to attack another car with a baton in moving traffic on the A14 near Ipswich has been jailed for nearly two years. Video 'I pleaded with him to stop', recalls officer run over by fleeing criminal Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Tom Potter A police officer has recalled the terrifying moment she was run over by a fleeing criminal. Three arrested in drugs raid on Ipswich address Monday, May 13, 2019 Tom Potter Three people have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences following a police raid on an Ipswich address. Heartbreak as playgroup targeted by vandals on four occasions in a week Monday, May 13, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk playschool for children with additional needs has been targeted by 'mindless vandalism' on four occasions in one week. Police receive call relating to mental health every two hours Monday, May 13, 2019 Tom Potter Suffolk police receive a phone call relating to mental health every two hours, figures have revealed. Greater protection from prosecution for police drivers chasing suspects Sunday, May 12, 2019 Tom Potter Proposals to give police more confidence to pursue suspects have been backed in Suffolk. Four teens arrested after weapons and drugs found inside car Sunday, May 12, 2019 Tom Potter Police discovered drugs and weapons inside a car pulled over for being driven erratically in Ipswich. Are you among the crowd in our Midnight Walk gallery? Sunday, May 12, 2019 Tom Potter Midnight Walk fundraisers dug out their legwarmers and neons for one of the charity nights of the year at Trinity Park on Saturday. Don't fall victim to HMRC scammers claiming you owe tax Sunday, May 12, 2019 Tom Potter Tax scammers and rogue traders have been reportedly preying on people over the phone and on the doorstep in Suffolk. Celebrated eventing weekend to honour equestrian supporter Saturday, May 11, 2019 Tom Potter An annual eventing fixture will this year be held in honour of one of its most dedicated supporters. Thug who threateend to 'bite off' officers' faces is jailed Saturday, May 11, 2019 Tom Potter A 20-year-old with a history of violence has been locked up for a ferocious attack on a vulnerable man and racially abusing police.