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Armed police called after men enter property with guns

Officers, including armed units and supported by an National Police Air Service helicopter, were called to the property. Credit: PA

Armed police were called to a property in Ipswich on Tuesday afternoon following reports of two men entering a property with guns.

Officers were called to a house in Grove Lane, at 4.55pm.

Two women and a man who live in the house were threatened, before one of them was assaulted, sustaining minor injuries. The suspects then left the building.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear.

A part of Grove Lane was closed whilst the incident was ongoing but has now reopened.

Detectives currently believe that this was a targeted incident, but are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with information, to come forward.


Lorry topples over and hits parked car in Ipswich

The lorry topped over in Sheldrake Drive. Credit: Suffolk Police

A road in Ipswich had to be closed this morning after a lorry toppled over near a car.

No one was injured in the incident between Gannet & Dunlin Road on Sheldrake Drive, but it's thought that the car was hit.

It's believed that the damage was minimal though.

The road is expected to open again later this afternoon.

Driver arrested after lorry overturns near Ipswich

The incident happened near the Ipswich Europark. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after his vehicle overturned just off the A14 near Ipswich.

It happened at around 5.30pm on Friday afternoon on a roundabout close to the junction for Nacton near the town's Europark.

The driver, who's in his 50s, wasn't hurt.

The road is expected to close later tonight to allow recovery work to take place and motorists are being urged to avoid the area.

The nearby Orwell Bridge also closed at 8pm for overnight roadworks.

Police issue CCTV image of man in connection with sexual assault

Police have issued this CCTV image

Police have issued an image are of a man they want to speak to in connection with an incident of sexual assault in Ipswich.

The incident took place at around 12.15pm on August 4th at a building society on the Buttermarket in the town when a woman was touched inappropriately.

Anyone who may recognise him or anyone who has information should contact on PC Jordan Cook at Suffolk Police on 101 quoting crime reference 37/52748/17.


Ipswich Town's M&M up for EFL awards

Mick McCarthy and Martin Waghorn.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has been nominated for the Championship Manager of the Month award for August.

McCarthy has seen his side get off to the best start for almost 20 years, winning four out of their opening five league games.

Martin Waghorn has been nominated for Player of the Month having scored four times since his move from Rangers.

They'll find out tomorrow if they've won. Ipswich play QPR at Loftus Road on Saturday.

Brown sauce thrown at driver in racially aggravated attack

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident. Credit: PA

Police are treating an incident where brown sauce was thrown from a moving vehicle at another driver in Ipswich as a racially aggravated attack.

It happened along Woodbridge Road East, near the Heath Road roundabout between 5:30pm and 5:45pm on Saturday 19 August.

The victim, driving a silver vehicle, had been travelling in the direction of Rushmere St Andrew when a black Vauxhall Corsa drew alongside it and threw something from the window.

It is thought this was brown sauce, which had spattered across the door and dashboard.

Police are treating this as a deliberate act, which caused distress to the victim, and would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

  • Anyone with information should call the Incident and Crime Management Hub and Suffolk Police on 101 quoting reference 55811/17
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