UPDATE: Three Ipswich men still in custody after weapons’ arrests in Birkfield Drive

Birkfield Drive

Birkfield Drive

Three Ipswich men are still being questioned today after police found weapons when they responded to a call to go to an address in Chantry

A 21-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and threatening behaviour during the incident in Birkfield Drive which occurred at around 7.25pm

A 23-year-old was detained on suspicion of possession of a knife or bladed article, threatening behaviour and assault.

A 46-year-old was held on suspicion of affray.

Initially police said that on arrival at the premises they found a number of weapons in the property.


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On investigation one of these was found to be gas-powered, possibly a BB gun.

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