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A robber who was branded 'the lowest of the low', a prison absconder, and a dealer found with drugs in his buttocks have all been jailed in Suffolk and north Essex this week.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving following an alleged hit-and-run in Needham Market.

Class A drugs, cash and weapons have been recovered by police following a week of action targeting county lines, modern day slavery and road offences in Suffolk.

A man has been jailed for five years for three charges of sexual assault on a young girl.

A woman who claims she was repeatedly assaulted and controlled by her boyfriend has told a court that she started to lose consciousness after he squeezed her throat in a tent in Saxmundham.

A man who caused a terrified Ipswich man to jump out of a first floor window of a flat after threatening to stab him has been sentenced to 42 months detention.

A lorry driver has admitted careless driving after crashing into a broken down horsebox on the A14 and injuring a horse.

A man jailed for robbery has been arrested after spending seven weeks on the run when he absconded from a Suffolk prison.

The mother of a schoolboy who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a 73-year-old Ipswich man has described her shock at being told about the allegations.

A Suffolk man who stabbed his wife in the head during a row about a flat tyre has been jailed for eight years and eight months.

Two fire crews have been called to Bury St Edmunds County Upper School after a fire started in a boys' toilet block.

Traffic is easing in Ipswich town centre after two cars collided in the middle of the busy Civic Drive junction.

A social worker who became concerned after seeing sexual activity between a young woman and a group of men in a car park near an Ipswich tower block filmed what was happening on his mobile phone, a court has heard.

A convicted burglar who absconded from Hollesley Bay prison on the Suffolk coast has been apprehended by police.

An Ipswich man could be jailed after he admitted stealing five rare James Bond books worth £3,750.

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Crime Week Ipswich

Each week we look at the crimes committed in Ipswich. If you have information that could help solve any of these offences, please call Suffolk Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


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