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Murder arrest over fatal stabbing of man in Ipswich

Police remain on the scene at Ancaster Road. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in in Ipswich.

Police launched a murder investigation after the victim - a man in his 40s - was found in the Ancaster Road area of the town at 6.30pm on Wednesday. He died later at Ipswich Hospital.

Officers remain on the scene and Ancaster Road is closed between the junctions with Ranelagh Road and Gippeswyk Avenue. Police are also investigating parts of Ranelagh Road and Burrell Road in connection with the death.

A 39-year-old man, from Ipswich, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Ram raid at Jimmy's Farm in Suffolk

The thieves raided the Clarkes of Walsham outlet at Jimmy's Farm. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Thieves ram raided a building at Jimmy's Farm in Suffolk - stealing more than 100 jackets.

Police were called to the Clarkes of Walsham outlet at Wherstead, on the outskirts of Ipswich, just after 11pm on Wednesday.

The thieves drove a vehicle through a wooden fence and into the building, destroying a side wall.

They stole more than 100 Barbour and Schoffel branded jackets.

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Road closed in Ipswich after police pursuit ends in crash

Suffolk police are dealing with a serious collision on Bridge Street in Ipswich.

Police say officers were involved in a short pursuit with a car which then crashed.

Ambulance crews are at the scene and treating an unknown number of people in the car for serious injuries.

The road is currently closed and is expected to remain shut for a number of hours while an investigation takes place.

Murder investigation launched in Ipswich

Suffolk Police launch murder investigation

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Ipswich.

Police were called to the Ancaster Road area at around 6.30pm this evening, after reports that a man had been stabbed in the vicinity of Ancaster Road.

The victim was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment, but died a short while later.

A police scene is currently in place in Ancaster Road, which is closed between the junction with Ranelagh Road and Gippeswyk Avenue.

Anyone with information should contact Suffolk Police.

Next stage of Ipswich's flood barrier scheme completed

The latest stage of the £58 million flood barrier scheme to protect Ipswich has been completed.

Engineers have built a temporary cofferdam that's drained off a large area of the riverbed to allow them to build the main barrier gate.

The final design is similar to the Thames barrier and, when it's finished, will protect thousands of homes from flooding.

'Fire engulfed the bungalow.'

Woman dies in fire that 'engulfed' bungalow. Credit: ITV Anglia

A spokesperson from Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the fire that killed a women in Ipswich engulfed the bungalow.

Three appliances came to the site quickly where they witnessed a very well developed fire. The fire engulfed the bungalow and the team extinguished it very quickly. We are now working with our police colleagues. Investigation is underway.

– Dave Collins, Area Commander

It happened on Reid Close and police were alerted by the fire service just before 8o'clock last night. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Fatal house fire in Ipswich 'not suspicious'

The scene of the fire at Reid Close in Ipswich. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A house fire that killed a woman in Ipswich is not thought to be suspicious - although the cause of the blaze is not yet known.

Firefighters were called to the house at Reid Close around 7.45pm on Thursday. A woman's body was found inside.

It has been reported that neighbours tried to rescue her.

"Based on the initial findings of a joint police and fire service investigation, the fire is not being treated as suspicious. However, work continues to establish the cause of the fire and a police scene will remain in place at the property overnight."

– Suffolk Police spokesman.
The scene of the fire at Reid Close in Ipswich. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Investigation after woman found dead in Suffolk house fire

Pictures from the scene of a fatal fire in Suffolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A woman has been found dead in a fire at her home in Suffolk.

It happened on Reed Close in Ipswich and police were alerted by the fire service just before 8o'clock last night.

She was pronounced dead at the scene. A cordon is in place and an investigation is underway.

Pictures from the scene of a fatal fire in Suffolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia.
A woman has been found dead in a fire at her home in Suffolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police appeal over sex attack

Police appeal for information after Ipswich sex attack Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a sexual assault in Ipswich.

On Sunday 22 January, just before 1am, a woman in her late 20s was approached a number of times in Cauldwell Hall Road by an unknown young man on a pushbike.

He asked her for sex and grabbed her bottom and breasts over her clothes before cycling away.

The man had his face covered with a scarf and was wearing a baseball cap and was riding a red and white push bike.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who may have seen anyone matching this description in the area.

Driver dies in A14 crash after lorry and car catch fire

The crash happened at Creeting St Mary in Suffolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A driver whose car crashed with a lorry and burst into flames on the A14 in Suffolk last night has died.

Police were called to the westbound carriageway at Creeting St Mary, near Ipswich, at about 7.15pm yesterday, Friday 20 January.

A car had crashed with a lorry close to the A140 Beacon Hill junction and both vehicles had caught fire.

A man, thought to have been the driver of the car, died at the scene.

The road reopened at 3am today.

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