Teenagers arrested after street fight spills into The Woolpack pub

The Woolpack in Ipswich

The Woolpack in Ipswich - Credit: Archant

Seven teenagers were arrested after a street fight spilled into a busy pub located near to Ipswich Music Day.

Police were called to Tuddenham Road at 5.20pm today to reports of a fight. It was reported the incident had broken out in the road, briefly spilling into the The Woolpack pub.

Landlady Marita Hunter-Rodwell said a group of teenagers, who were not customers, were fighting outside the pub and then started throwing glasses and bottles at each other.

Those arrested for affray were a 15-year-old boy from Ipswich, two 16-year-old boys from Ipswich, a 17-year-old from Stowmarket, and an 18-year-old from Ipswich.

Two 16-year-old boys from Ipswich were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder, and also taken away for questioning.


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Police closed Tuddenham Road next to the pub while they took down forensics at the scene.

Miss Hunter-Rodwell said: “We have stayed open as normal, all the staff did really well and were calm.”

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The altercation took place close to the popular Ipswich Music Day which was being held in Christchurch Park.

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