Four arrested after man stabbed near Domino’s takeaway on Bramford Road Ipswich
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Staff at a pizza delivery business on Bramford Road cared for a man while waiting for the emergency services yesterday after he was stabbed in the stomach.
Police were called to the Domino’s Pizza branch shortly after 4pm after the victim told staff he had been stabbed.
The ambulance service attended and the man, who is believed to have sustained a wound to the abdomen, was taken to Ipswich Hospital. He is believed to be in a stable condition.
A spokeswoman for Domino’s said: “A member of the public came into the branch and said he had been stabbed in the stomach.
“The branch manager called the ambulance and the police immediately.
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“They helped take care of the man while they waited for the ambulance to arrive.
“We are pleased to be able to help the victim in some small way by calling the ambulance and wish him a full recovery. We will help the police with their inquiries what ever way we can.”
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Four men were arrested near to the scene in connection with the incident and last night were taken into police custody for questioning.
A witness said there were around 12 police cars, two ambulances and two unmarked police cars at the scene of the stabbing.
He said officers were interviewing staff at the nearby Farmfoods store, which was closed for the remainder of the evening.
“I have never seen so many police cars at one incident,” he added.
John Anderson-Hirst runs Christine’s Florist with his wife Christine, which is opposite where the incident happened.
He said no one in the shop knew of anything happening until the emergency services arrived.
He added: “A few years ago we used to have a lot of car break-ins, all minor things.
“We have our share of things, but it’s no different to anywhere else.”
Officers are appealing for any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information to call Ipswich CID on 101 quoting CAD 278 of yesterday.