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Judge assaulted during court hearing

A Judge has been assaulted by a member of the public during a hearing at Ipswich Crown Court.

A Suffolk Police spokeswoman confirmed that a man left the public gallery and attacked Judge John Devaux while the Court was sitting.

It happened shortly before 11:30 BST in courtroom two.

Judge Devaux didn't suffer serious injuries during the incident.

The man involved has since been restrained and is now being held in the court cells.

Two arrested after stabbing outside Court

The 18-year-old man was stabbed outside Ipswich Crown Court.
The 18-year-old man was stabbed outside Ipswich Crown Court. Credit: ITV Anglia

An 18 year-old man is in hospital in a stable condition after being stabbed in the back outside Ipswich Crown Court.

Suffolk Police were called to Russell Road just after 4.30 on Monday afternoon (May 21).

Two local men, aged 18 and 19, were arrested nearby- both on suspicion of possessing a controlled drug and one with possession of an offensive weapon.

It is believed all three men knew each other. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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