Two men arrested after three people suffer stab wounds at Cardinal Park in Ipswich

Three people were taken to hospital with stab wounds although their injuries are not believed to be

Three people were taken to hospital with stab wounds although their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Picture: ADAM HOWLETT - Credit: Archant

Three people suffered stab wounds after a fight broke out among a group of men in Cardinal Park in Ipswich this morning.

A police codern remains in place this morning. Picture: ADAM HOWLETT

A police codern remains in place this morning. Picture: ADAM HOWLETT - Credit: Archant

Two men, a 21-year-old from Colchester and a 19-year-old from Ipswich, who were arrested following the incident have been released under investigation.

A police spokesman said officers were called to Cardinal Park at around 3.15am to reports of a fight between two men.

He said: “During this incident other people became involved resulting in three people sustaining stab wounds.

The scene close to Cineworld at Cardinal Park in Ipswich following a reported stabbing. Picture: ADA

The scene close to Cineworld at Cardinal Park in Ipswich following a reported stabbing. Picture: ADAM HOWLETT - Credit: Archant

“It is believed some of the parties were known to each other.”

All three victims were taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment, with one of them suffering a potential punctured lung.

None of the injuries are considered life-threatening.

Police were called to reports of a fight at Cardinal Park in the early hours of this morning. Pictur

Police were called to reports of a fight at Cardinal Park in the early hours of this morning. Picture: ADAM HOWLETT - Credit: Archant

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A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 3.16am today, October 6, to an incident on Grafton Way in Ipswich.

“A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance officer and three ambulance crews were dispatched to the scene to help.

“Three patients were assessed and treated at the scene.

“One patient was treated for a puncture wound to the chest. “The other two patients were treated for puncture wounds to their backs.

“All three patients were conveyed to Ipswich Hospital for further treatment.

“None of their injuries were thought to be life-threatening”.

A man has been arrested after three people suffered stab wounds at Cardinal Park in IPswich: ADAM HO

A man has been arrested after three people suffered stab wounds at Cardinal Park in IPswich: ADAM HOWLETT - Credit: Archant

The 21-year-old man from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm, the 19-year-old from Ipswich was arrested on suspicion of affray.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information that may assist officers in their investigation, call South CID at Landmark House on 101 quoting reference CAD 22 of October 6.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.