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Two more arrests in Ipswich Barclays Bank brawl inquiry

PUBLISHED: 11:56 06 July 2015 | UPDATED: 13:22 06 July 2015

Barclays bank on Princes Street in Ipswich.

Barclays bank on Princes Street in Ipswich.

Sarah Lucy brown

Two more men have been arrested after a fight which ended up closing Barclays bank in Ipswich town centre.

The arrests of a 32-year-old and a 36-year-old, both from Ipswich, bring the total number of those detained to five.

The two latest suspects were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder.

After being questioned at Martlesham police investigation centre the 36-year-old was released on police bail until Wednesday, while the 32-year-old must return on September 3.

Previously a 29-year-old man and a 26-year-old man, both from Ipswich, were arrested on suspicion of affray.

A 15-year-old male from Ipswich was also arrested on suspicion of violent disorder.

All three are currently on bail until September 2.

The disturbance, which took place late last Tuesday morning began in Princes Street outside Barclays before spilling into the bank.

Passers-by filmed the incident and took photographs on their mobile phones.

Police are understood to be aware of the footage that was taken.

Anyone with information which could help the inquiry should telephone Suffolk Constabulary on 101 quoting CAD 168 of Tuesday, June 30.


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