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Police have insisted they are working hard to deal with a backlog of outstanding vetting checks for officers and staff.

A landmark case before the UK’s highest court could have serious implications for self-styled ‘paedophile hunters’, according to a lecturer with an upcoming study on the vigilante groups.

Police have charged an 18-year-old man with assaulting two police officers and a teenage girl, and with possession of a machete, following an incident in Stowmarket earlier this week.

Jeremy Bamber’s bid for the release of evidence which he claims could clear his name and overturn his murder convictions has been dismissed by the High Court.

Watch the moment a burglar leads four police cars on a high-speed chase though Ipswich before crashing into a tree.

A 37-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving and two counts of criminal damage with intent to endanger life after a car crashed into a house.

Crime in Suffolk fell during April as the coronavirus lockdown brought about falls in shoplifting, criminal damage and violence.

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged theft from a Renault Master van in Felixstowe.

A 17-year-old girl has been attacked with a machete in Stowmarket – on the same night two police officers were assaulted in the town, with one suffering a fractured eye socket and broken jaw.

Fears have been raised over virtual court hearings becoming standard practice following their use during lockdown.

A man who sent sexually explicit messages and images to a 13-year-old Ipswich schoolgirl has lost his appeal against a 12-month prison sentence.

A heavy police presence was spotted across several streets in Stowmarket last night, and it is believed an assault may have taken place.

A driver wanted on recall to prison has been arrested after attempting to run away from officers at Fiveways petrol station, before a baton and knife were seized from the vehicle.

A teenager who cultivated a commercial scale cannabis factory in Ipswich to pay for being smuggled into the country has been jailed for 10 months.

A judicial review is to be held into the proposed felling of a historic woodland ahead of the construction of Sizewell C.

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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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