Reported stabbing thought to be a hoax

PARAMEDICS and police descended on Ipswich waterfront tonight following reports of a stabbing in Key Street.

PARAMEDICS and police descended on Ipswich waterfront tonight following reports of a stabbing in Key Street.

However, when officers and medics arrived at the scene shortly after 7pm they were unable to find a casualty.

A police spokesman said they believed the call had been a hoax.

The ambulance service said the caller claimed a man had been stabbed in the arm close to Pizza Express. A rapid response vehicle was dispatched but no one was found.