Man hurt in suspected stab attack

POLICE were today questioning a woman after a man was taken to hospital following a suspected knife attack.The incident happened shortly before 6am in the Parkington Walk area of Bury St Edmunds.

POLICE were today questioning a woman after a man was taken to hospital following a suspected knife attack.

The incident happened shortly before 6am in the Parkington Walk area of Bury St Edmunds.

The 21-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the incident and was being held at a police station in Suffolk.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said two crews were called to the scene after reports of a man being “stabbed”.

The teams spent less than five minutes with the 23-year-old man before taking him by ambulance to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said officers called to the scene reported the man as having sustained injuries.

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The spokesman said: “The male has injuries to his lower back.”

The extent of the man's injuries was initially unclear.

The woman arrested in connection with the incident was found a short time later in St Olaves in Bury St Edmunds.

She is understood to have suffered facial injuries and was treated by ambulance staff.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Suffolk police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Did you witness the incident or do you know the people involved? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or e-mail eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk.

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