Teenager denies stabbing man in Ipswich

Downside Close in Ipswich, the scene of the stabbing yesterday

An 18-year-old man remains in hospital following the incident - Credit: Charlotte Bond

A teenager has denied stabbing a man in Ipswich and has been remanded in custody ahead of his next court appearance. 

The 17-year-old, who cannot be named due to his age, appeared at Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich on Wednesday to face charges relating to an alleged stabbing in Downside Close. 

He pleaded not guilty to wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon (a knife) in a public place. 

Downside Close is quiet now, after the shock stabbing yesterday afternoon

A man appeared in court on Wednesday charged with wounding with intent and possession of an offensive weapon - Credit: Charlotte Bond

The teenager will now appear back at Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich on Wednesday, February 3 for a further hearing. 

Magistrates remanded the teenager in custody ahead of his next court appearance. 

Police were called at just before 4.50pm on Monday to reports that a man had been stabbed in Downside Close.

The man, aged 18, was subsequently taken by car to hospital where he is receiving treatment to his injuries. His condition is described as stable.

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