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Police reassure residents after man shot in the stomach in Suffolk

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in Bury St Edmunds this evening.

Officers were called at 6.45pm to reports that a man had been shot in the stomach at an address in Forum Court. He has been taken to hospital for treatment and is in a stable condition.

A police scene is currently in place at the address and a number of resources are assisting with the investigation, including the police helicopter, armed response and dog units.

I would like to reassure local residents that we do not believe there is any risk to the wider public following this attack.

Officers are doing all they can to find those responsible and I would ask anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, or who has any information, to contact us as soon as possible.

– Superintendent Jon Dodman

Man arrested at Stansted Airport for terror offences

The man was arrested at Stansted and taken to London for questioning Credit: ITV Anglia

A 27-year-old man has been arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of terror offences.

The suspect, who was allegedly in possession of false identity documents, was stopped this morning as he was trying to leave the UK, the Met Police said.

He was rearrested by counter-terrorism officers on suspicion of preparation for acts of terrorism and is currently in custody at a police station in central London.

Officers carried out a search at a house in north west London in connection with the incident.


Fund set up to help family of injured speedway rider

Lewis Kerr Credit: King's Lynn Stars

A fund set up to help the family of Lewis Kerr as he lies in a coma in hospital has reached £2000 in just a few hours.

The popular King's Lynn Stars rider was competing for his loan side Newcastle Diamonds when he suffered head injuries in the crash at Peterborough on Sunday August 2.

His pregnant wife and parents were at the stadium and saw the accident.

Those who've set up the fund say they hope it will take pressure off his family while Lewis recovers. He's in a stable condition at Addenbrooke's Hospital.

The GoFundMe page can be found here

Police hunt hit and run driver who broke cyclist's collar bone

The rider was knocked off in Toftrees Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are appealing for help to trace a driver who failed to stop following a road traffic collision on Fakenham Road in Toftrees.

It happened around 8.20am on Wednesday 8 July, when a car and a cyclist collided.

The male rider of the bike was knocked to the ground and suffered a broken collar bone and grazes. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment.

The car failed to stop at the scene and details of this vehicle are not known.

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