Police make arrest after stabbing outside Best Kebab Centre in Dogs Head Street, Ipswich

Forensic investigators inside and outside Best Kebab Centre after a stabbing in Dogs Head Street, Ip

Forensic investigators inside and outside Best Kebab Centre after a stabbing in Dogs Head Street, Ipswich - Credit: Archant

A 49-year-old man from Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender after a stabbing in the town centre earlier this month.

Police at the scene of the stabbing in Dogs Head Street earlier this month.

Police at the scene of the stabbing in Dogs Head Street earlier this month. - Credit: Archant

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital after he was stabbed in the neck at 3.30am on Friday, April 7 in Dogs Head Street, on the pavement outside the Best Kebab Centre.

Suffolk Constabulary said today that the man “remains in a stable and improving condition in hospital”.

Police also said a 49-year-old man from Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. He was arrested on April 8 and taken into custody at Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where he was interviewed.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said: “He has now been released under investigation as police continue enquiries to locate a named suspect in connection with the incident.”

Police have already confirmed the stabbing is being treated as an isolated incident.

Witnesses or anyone with any information about the incident are urged to call police on 101, quoting crime number 27492/17.

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