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Armed police swoop on Ipswich street after reports of man with knife

PUBLISHED: 18:38 13 July 2020 | UPDATED: 18:44 13 July 2020

Police said three sheep were killed by a dog in Bentley (file photo) Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police said three sheep were killed by a dog in Bentley (file photo) Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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A man in his 50s has been arrested after police received reports of someone carrying a knife along Ipswich Waterfront.

Armed police and the ambulance service were seen in Duke Street, Ipswich, on Sunday lunchtime, with officers arresting a man in connection with the incident.

A spokesman for Suffolk police, said: “We were called at 12.45pm on Sunday, July 12 to reports of a man in possession of a knife in the vicinity of Duke Street.

“Armed police arrived at the scene, searched a nearby property and arrested a man in his 50s from Ipswich.

“He was taken into custody where he remains for questioning.”


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