'Large stones' thrown at lorry from A14 bridge near Ipswich

The objects were thrown from a bridge on the A14 near Ipswich

The objects were thrown from a bridge on the A14 near Ipswich (file photo) - Credit: Charlotte Bond

A lorry's windscreen has been smashed after large stones were allegedly thrown at a vehicle on the A14 on the outskirts on Ipswich.

Suffolk police said the incident happened on the eastbound carriageway at Sproughton shortly before midday on Wednesday.

A group of men were allegedly seen throwing unknown objects, believed to be large stones, onto a lorry as it passed under a bridge.

The lorry was left with a smashed windscreen and two objects hit the vehicle's body work.

One man was wearing a light blue hoodie with white or grey on the hood, while another was wearing a dark hoodie.


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Two of the other men had brown hair, while a possible fifth suspect could not be clearly seen.

The men could not be found when officers arrived at the scene.

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Officers are reminding members of the public that throwing objects at vehicles is a criminal offence.

Anyone with any information about this incident or who saw anything suspicious is urged to contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference number 37/42571/21.


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