Ipswich double stabbing inquiry: Five re-bailed including three attempted murder suspects

Scene of the double stabbing in Foundation Street, Ipswich.

Scene of the double stabbing in Foundation Street, Ipswich. - Credit: Archant

Five men have been re-bailed by detectives investigating a double stabbing in Ipswich which left the victims seriously injured.

Six other people who were arrested in connection with the incident in Foundation Street on Sunday, December 18, have been released from their bails and will face no further action.

One of those still on bail is a 24-year-old Ipswich man who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Two others are 20-year-old’s from Luton, detained on suspicion of attempted murder and conspiracy to supply a controlled drug have also been rebailed.

Two men from Felixstowe, a 26-year-old and a 30-year-old who were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder, possession of a controlled drug and possession of a bladed article in a public place, have also had their bails extended.

All five must answer their bails in late May.

Police were alerted to the stabbing at 10pm by the ambulance service following reports of two seriously injured men on Foundation Street. The men were taken to hospital in a critical condition.

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However, subsequently police said both were recovering from their wounds.

Officers were keen to hear from anyone who was in the vicinity of Blackfriars Court, Foundation Street, Lower Orwell Street or Rosemary Lane in Ipswich shortly before 10pm on Sunday, December 18.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting crime number 72333/16. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111.

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