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‘Totally unacceptable’ - Police deal with person ‘urinating and defecating in public’

PUBLISHED: 08:09 05 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:46 05 October 2018

Police said it happened in the Princes Street area of Ipswich Picture: GOOGLE

Police said it happened in the Princes Street area of Ipswich Picture: GOOGLE


Police in Ipswich have reported a busy morning tackling anti-social behaviour involving an “element of our homeless community” accused of “urinating and defecating in public”.

Suffolk Constabulary’s Ipswich Central Twitter account reported the incident this morning.

It said such behaviour was “totally unacceptable and will not be tolerated”.

The force said it happened in the Princes Street area of Ipswich.

Officers tweeted later to say a number of homeless people in the town centre had been given “suotable advice regardign their general behaviour”.

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