Crime news

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Police are concerned for the welfare of missing Bury St Edmunds man John Dick.

A man has been found guilty of violently beating and raping a woman after taking her hostage in Essex last year.

Police are encouraging people to enjoy themselves sensibly in the lead up to Christmas – and not put lives at risk by driving while under the influence.

A Suffolk brewery boss and pub landlord has apologised for his ‘ridiculous’ decision to drive while almost three times the legal alcohol limit.

Two drug dealers who were involved in a drug line which sent out thousands of text messages to potential customers in the Ipswich area have been jailed for a total of nearly seven years

A sexual assault support service has welcomed attempts to improve the number of rape cases reaching court – but called for more work to repair ‘systemic failures’ of the justice system.

Concerns about child cruelty and neglect are rising in Suffolk after it was revealed that offences recorded by the police increased by 40% last year.

More than 40% of Suffolk police officers have not had access to adequate personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic, a survey has found.

An Ipswich shopkeeper who was allegedly confronted by a man holding a knife tried to calm him down, a court has heard.

A Clacton man who shot his ex-girlfriend with an air rifle in a ‘disgraceful and terrifying’ attack has been jailed for more than four years.

A judge has ordered a psychiatric report to be prepared on a Felixstowe man who started a fire which caused £32,000 damage to stables and a barn in Levington.

Millions of unsafe items of PPE coming into Suffolk have been seized by Trading Standards, as more than half of checked items failed to comply with UK safety laws, shock new data reveals.

A historic former RAF control tower near Ipswich has been damaged after being targeted by vandals.

Four people have been arrested an one vehicle arrested after a week of action in the Stowmarket area following concerns from the community.

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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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