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Lorry gets stuck down narrow Ipswich street

The lorry is stuck in Ipswich. Credit: Laura Mann/Twitter

A delivery lorry got stuck down a narrow street in the centre of Ipswich this morning.

The vehicle was jammed against the wall of a listed building in Northgate Street - causing significant delays and road closures in the process.

A recovery vehicle and 20 tonne winch was used to dislodge it and minor damage was caused to the outside of the building.

Concern growing for missing Ipswich girl

Megan Haggar. Credit: Suffolk Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing girl from Ipswich.

14-year-old Megan Haggar was last seen at her home in Surrey Road just before midnight on December 29.

She's described as white, 5’3 tall with long straight brown hair.

Anyone with information should contact Suffolk Police on 101.

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Man arrested over armed robbery in Ipswich

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of armed robbery. Credit: PA

A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Ipswich.

Police were called to the Co-operative store on Woodbridge Road at about 1.15pm yesterday (21 December).

A man reportedly walked into the Co-op store in Woodbridge Road, waited until a customer left, then demanded money from a member of staff.

He held something that appeared to be a gun - which was concealed in a sock.

He is thought to have stolen cash before running off towards the town centre.

No one was injured.

Officers today arrested a 27-year-old on suspicion of armed robbery.

He has been brought to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

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'Bond' boat company opens new facility in Ipswich

  • Video report by ITV News Anglia's Tanya Mercer

The Suffolk company that built a boat for James Bond has today opened a new facility.

Spirit Yachts build luxury boats costing hundreds of thousands of pounds.

They're not based in St Tropez or Monaco... but at the Haven Marina in Ipswich.

Their new building - opened by local MP Ben Gummer - will increase production further.

Appeal for witnesses after armed robbery in Ipswich

The man claimed he had a gun, but no one was injured. Credit: PA

Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a shop Ipswich today.

A man reportedly walked into the Co-op store in Woodbridge Road, waited until a customer left, then demanded money from a member of staff.

He claimed he had a gun, but no one saw the weapon. No one was injured.

The man then fled towards Ipswich town centre. He is described as:

  • Asian
  • Slim
  • About 5ft 8ins
  • In his mid-20s
  • Clean shaven
  • Short black hair

He was wearing jeans or jogging bottoms, a black jacket with a blue hoody underneath and black Adidas trainers with three white stripes on the side, white tongue and laces.

Woman sexually assaulted in Ipswich park

The woman says she was approached by a man who dragged her to the ground. Credit: PA

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman reported being sexually assaulted in a park in Ipswich.

The woman, who's in her 20s, told officers she was attacked in Broomfield Park at around 7am yesterday (20 December).

She had been walking her dogs when she was approached by a man who grabbed her arms and forced her to the ground.

She managed to struggle free after her dogs scared him off.

The man then fled towards toward the Broomhill Road entrance to the park. He is described as:

  • White
  • 30-40 years old
  • Skinny to medium build
  • Around 5ft 11ins
  • Freckles across his nose

The woman was left very shaken by the attack, but she was not injured.

Rape investigation launched after attack in Ipswich

Suffolk Police

Police in Ipswich are investigating reports of a rape at Stoke Bridge last night, Thursday.

The woman reported that she had been walking in Ipswich around 10.30pm yesterday when she saw a man who had followed her, approached her and then led her into the skate park on Stoke Bridge where he raped her.

A police cordon is in place. Anyone who may have seen a man and a woman in this area between 10pm and 11.30pm last night, or anyone who may have been in the skate park between these times is asked to come forward.

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