Ipswich stabbing update

TWO women have been released on bail today following the stabbing in Norwich Road.A 41-year-old woman and an 18-year-old woman, who were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, have been bailed pending further enquiries and are due to return to Ipswich police station on September 6.

TWO women have been released on bail today following the stabbing in Norwich Road.

A 41-year-old woman and an 18-year-old woman, who were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, have been bailed pending further enquiries and are due to return to Ipswich police station on September 6.

A 33-year-old Ipswich man arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm remains in custody as police requested a 12-hour extension on his detention.

The 28-year-old victim has been discharged from hospital and is currently recovering at home.

Dozens of people watched as the drama unfolded yesterday afternoon in Norwich Road following reports that a man had been stabbed with a pair of scissors.

A tense stand-off followed and armed officers and dog units were called in as police attempted to talk the man into coming out of the address.

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A section of the road between Orford Street and Granville Street was cordoned off as paramedics treated the man and took him to hospital.

If anyone saw anything and can help police with their investigation, they should call detective sergeant Bernie Morgan on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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