Emergency services attend incident on Waterfront after concerns for safety

Emergency services at the Ipswich waterfront this afternoon 

Emergency services at the Ipswich waterfront this afternoon - Credit: Archant

Emergency services are currently at the scene of an incident near the Ipswich Waterfront - understood to be a water rescue. 

Police and fire crews were called to the scene near Stoke Bridge around 2pm today, Tuesday, August 17.

Five fire crews have been dispatched to the scene and a spokesperson for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said: "It appears to be that the person is now on dry land."

Crews from Ipswich East, Princes Street and Woodbridge are in attendance. 

Five fire crews and police are in attendance

Five fire crews and police are in attendance - Credit: Archant

A spokesperson for Suffolk police said: "Police were called shortly after 2pm today following a concern for safety of a male in the water at Stoke Bridge, Ipswich.

"The male is now out of the water and is being assessed by the ambulance service."

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