Town star answers bail

IPSWICH Town footballer Darren Bent has been given a formal caution by police after an incident in which a 12-year-old boy was shot with a BB gun.The striker was arrested on May 12 after the boy was allegedly struck in the back with a plastic pellet while playing in Kesgrave.

IPSWICH Town footballer Darren Bent has been given a formal caution by police after an incident in which a 12-year-old boy was shot with a BB gun.

The striker was arrested on May 12 after the boy was allegedly struck in the back with a plastic pellet while playing in Kesgrave.

Two weeks later, on May 26, a second boy came forward alleging he had also been struck.

Bent was released on bail without charge until today.

A police spokeswoman confirmed that Bent answered his bail at Woodbridge police station this afternoon and was given a formal caution in connection with three offences.

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