Arrests after alleged stabbing

TWO people are today in police custody following an alleged stabbing in Springhurst Close, Ipswich.A 34-year-old man from Ipswich and a 59-year-old man from Leiston were arrested on suspicion of causing assault but neither has been formally charged yet.

TWO people are today in police custody following an alleged stabbing in Springhurst Close, Ipswich.

A 34-year-old man from Ipswich and a 59-year-old man from Leiston were arrested on suspicion of causing assault but neither has been formally charged yet.

It is believed that an altercation involving two men and a woman started between around 7pm last night.

It is not known how many people were injured but at least one person received a cut to their neck.


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An East Anglian Ambulance spokesman today confirmed that two ambulances were called to the scene and one person was taken to Ipswich Hospital.

However, the injuries were not serious and the victim was later released from hospital.

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Witness Lisa McDermott, 24, who lives near the incident, said: "The police came at about 7.30pm and I reckon it happened.

"I heard shouting before that and I heard some of the conversation and I think there was a knife involved.

"I saw a man go down the stairs and he was holding something on his neck. It seemed like he had been stabbed."

A police spokeswoman today confirmed that two men were helping police with their enquires.

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