Group fight in Ipswich leaves boy, 13, with bruises and scratches

PUBLISHED: 16:56 09 August 2019 | UPDATED: 16:56 09 August 2019

Police were called to Burke Road, in Ipswich. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Police were called to Burke Road, in Ipswich. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

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A teenager was left with bruises and scratches after reports of an altercation between youngsters in Ipswich.

Police were called to Burke Road at 1.15pm on Wednesday, August 7 following reports of a dispute between a group a young people.

The victim, a 13-year-old boy, sustained bruising and scratches.

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Officers attended nearby and a 13-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl were both arrested on suspicion of assault and for assaulting an officer.

They were both taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

A 13-year-old boy has subsequently been released on police bail and is due to return on Thursday, August 29.

A 13-year-old girl has subsequently been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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