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Teenager arrested in connection to stabbing in Cromer Road in Ipswich

The police cordon at the scene of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS

The police cordon at the scene of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS

AMY GIBBONS

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a stabbing in Ipswich on Friday.

Police precautions are in place near to the site of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONSPolice precautions are in place near to the site of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS

Police were called just before 8.10pm on Friday, August 24, to reports a man had been attacked in the area of Cromer Road, near to the junction with Norwich Road.

Yesterday evening officers from Suffolk police arrested a 19-year-old man from Ipswich on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm in connection with the assault.

He was taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where he currently remains for questioning.

According to a police spokesman, the victim, aged 19, was attacked by a group of three or more men.

Police cars at the scene of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONSPolice cars at the scene of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS

His injuries, including stab wounds, are not considered to be life-threatening.

A police spokesman added it is believed the assault was a ‘targeted attack’.

Detectives are to appealing for any witnesses to the assault, or anyone who was driving in the area with a dash cam fitted to their vehicle, to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South CID at Landmark House on 101 quoting reference 48550/18.

Alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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