Shopper in escalator plunge

A MAN fell 25 ft from an escalator at an Ipswich shopping centre today.Police were called to Tower Ramparts at 3.50 pm after reports that the man tumbled almost two storeys down.

By Amanda Cresswell

A MAN fell 25 ft from an escalator at an Ipswich shopping centre today.

Police were called to Tower Ramparts at 3.50 pm after reports that the man tumbled almost two storeys down.

The man, who is believed to be in his 30's and lives in Hadleigh, was taken to hospital by ambulance, where he was examined by medical staff.

A police spokesman said: "At this stage his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening."

There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the fall.