Ipswich: Knife victim, 28, knocks at door of police station

IPSWICH: A man in his 20s hammered at the door of a police station last night after being stabbed in the neck.

The drama unfolded shortly after 8.30pm at Suffolk police’s safer neighbourhood team office at the Chantry High School Sports Centre in Birkfield Drive, Ipswich.

A police spokesman told how a community support officer opened the door to the 28-year-old man who was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment. The victim said he had been attacked by five people aged between 17 and 20 years old on the pavement outside a house in Mallard Way.

The police dispatched officers to the scene where they found five or six men.

The spokesman said: “Officers turned up and searched the area and they found a knife with a blade which was six inches long.

“Three men were then arrested. One of them had blood on them. The incident is being treated as wounding with intent to cause GBH.”

It is understood the victim’s wounds were superficial and not serious. Police were still at the scene of the incident at 10.30pm last night.

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