Man bailed after man in his 60s left with head injuries following assault outside the Inkerman in Ipswich

A cordon around the Inkerman pub in Norwich Road, Ipswich following an assault

A cordon around the Inkerman pub in Norwich Road, Ipswich following an assault - Credit: Archant

A pub in Ipswich was cordoned off on Saturday morning after a serious assault.

Officers were called to the Norwich Road and Chevallier Street junction, near the Inkerman pub, at 3am on Saturday.

A man in his 60s had been assaulted and suffered head injuries. He was subsequently taken to hospital.

A 37-year-old man from the town was arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm in connection with the incident, and taken to Martlesham police investigation centre for questioning.

He has now been released on police bail until Friday January 29 pending further enquiries.


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Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information should call Ipswich CID on 101.

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The footpath around the Inkerman was cordoned off by officers as a forensics team examined the scene, but this was taken down in the early part of the afternoon.

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