Five men arrested for Ipswich stabbings

FIVE men have been arrested after two men were stabbed in Ipswich town centre on Friday night.Police were called to Orwell Place at 7.45pm following reports of an altercation between two groups of men in the street.

FIVE men have been arrested after two men were stabbed in Ipswich town centre on Friday night.

Police were called to Orwell Place at 7.45pm following reports of an altercation between two groups of men in the street.

Two men, who are both from Ipswich, had been stabbed in the incident and were taken to Ipswich Hospital.

A 38-year-old man was treated at the hospital but released and a 32-year-old man is still at the hospital with serious, but not life threatening, injuries.

Two 18-year-olds and three 19-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent of GBH and remain at Ipswich police station.