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A Suffolk man diagnosed with prostate cancer was "moments away" from being shot by police after he brandished an imitation gun, a court has heard.

A woman who drove at 101mph on a Suffolk road said she was forced to accelerate after being stung by a wasp.

The jury in the trial of two men and a teenager accused of attempting to murder a 41-year-old man in Marks Tey on Halloween is expected to continue its deliberations on Monday (October 21).

A man left terrified and violated after watching CCTV of an attempted break in at his Lowestoft home wrote a poem to describe the pain caused to he and his wife.

A Suffolk teenager who stabbed two men as they walked home from a night out has been branded a "mindless thug" by a judge.

Prisoners at HMP Chelmsford launched a protest in a row over poor TV reception.

Four men who saved the life of a woman on a bridge were among the heroes recognised at a Suffolk police awards ceremony.

A speeding driver has admitted travelling at 90mph through a 50mph stretch of the A14 in Suffolk.

Crime levels in Essex have been described as "worrying" and "very concerning" as new figures reveal stalking and harassment have risen by nearly 70% in the past year and drug-related offences are up 40%.

A man accused of grabbing a woman by the neck and punching her in the face while holding her down on a bed at a Felixstowe hotel has been cleared by a jury.

Serious crime involving knives has increased by almost half in Suffolk since an Ipswich teenager was stabbed to death last June - leading campaigners to suggest 'nothing has changed'.

Police in Essex have been urged to improve their call handling procedures after 34-year-old Suzanne Brown, from Braintree, was killed by her partner in a "frenzied attack".

A Dutch lorry driver accused of smuggling drugs with a street value of more than £4 million into the UK through Harwich has been cleared by a jury.

Investigators raided a property in Ipswich early this morning to arrest a 37-year-old Romanian man suspected of human trafficking and modern slavery offences.

An Ipswich woman has been jailed for shoplifting, carrying a kitchen knife and assaulting a police officer at Waitrose.

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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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