Three arrested in connection with attack

WHILE Ned Gemmill continues to fight for his life three men are in custody today at Ipswich Police Station in connection with his vicious attack. The men, aged 17, 18 and 21, are all from Ipswich.

WHILE Ned Gemmill continues to fight for his life three men are in custody today at Ipswich Police Station in connection with his vicious attack.

The men, aged 17, 18 and 21, are all from Ipswich.

A police spokeswoman said they were arrested earlier today in connection with the serious assault outside Zest nightclub on the Princes Street Bridge early on Sunday morning.

Mr Gemmill was part of a group which halfway across Princes Street bridge, when two of them were set upon by another gang of around six men, who they had previously had a brief altercation with outside the club.


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A series of blows were then rained down on the victim, who was punched, fell to the floor and received another blow to the head.

Two women then intervened and pulled the offender away.

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As reported in the Evening Star yesterday, the attack left 21-year-old Ned Gemmill, who was supposed to be celebrating his 21st birthday this week, fighting for his life in Addenbrokes Hospital near Cambridge.

His condition was described today as critical.

Distraught parents David and Jane are praying for their sons recovery.

Speaking yesterday Mrs Gemmill, of Clare said: "We have been waiting there all night and all day. He had had an operation on his head spo it must have been a particularly vicious attack."

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