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BREAKING: Police seize hundreds of 'Superman' pills

Police in Ipswich have seized a significant quantity of drugs believed to be the dangerous ecstasy pills linked to recent deaths in the town. More than 400 pills were discovered yesterday evening, Sunday 4 January, having been located hidden in a public place near Norwich Road, Ipswich. The pills match the description of those thought to be involved in the deaths of three men in the county.

Two people die over 'dangerous batch of drugs' - possibly ecstasy

Suffolk police investigate two possible drugs deaths Credit: ITV News Anglia

Two people have died and a third is in hospital after police believe they may have taken a 'dangerous batch of drugs'.

Suffolk police were called to Rendlesham at 7.10am this morning to reports that a man in his 20s was unwell. He was treated by the emergency services, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

Then at 9.40am police were again called by the ambulance service to reports that two more men were unwell at an address in Ipswich.

One of the men, also in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene, a second man there was taken to hospital where he is in a serious condition.

Suffolk police are investigating and believe the deaths could have been the result of taking the drug ecstasy.

"As well as being illegal to sell and buy drugs, it can also be very dangerous as we have sadly seen with these tragic deaths. We would urge anyone not to be tempted to take illegal drugs, you don't know where they may have come from, what they are made up of, or how your body will react to them.'

– Chief Inpsector Steve Denham

Police believe the deaths may be linked and are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

"If you have been offered drugs in the Ipswich area over the past few weeks, in particular ecstasy, we'd urge you to contact us with any information so that we can find those responsible and remove these dangerous drugs from the streets."

– Chief Inspector Steve Denham

Today's deaths come after another man in his 20s died in what police say is another drugs related incident on the 24th December in Ipswich.

Woman hurt when "Staffordshire Bull Terrier" type dog attacks her pet

Map showing where the dog attack happened.

A woman was injured when a "Staffordshire Bull Terrier" type dog attacked her dog in Ipswich.

The incident happened in Burrell Road at around 3pm on December 30.

Suffolk Police said the woman was walking her dog along the Tow Path next to the river, which joins Burrell Road.

Another dog, described as a "Staffordshire Bull Terrier" type, approached her. It attacked her dog and the victim sustained a small cut to her arm as she tried to stop the incident. Her dog sustained minor injuries.

The owner of the white 'Staffordshire Bull Terrier' type animal is described as a white man, between 25 to 30, about 6ft, slim, with short dark hair and wearing dark coloured clothing and a black "beanie" style hat.


Plans for 130m wind turbine in Suffolk rejected

Plans for a wind turbine near Ipswich have been rejected by planners. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Plans for a 130 metre tall wind turbine near Ipswich have been turned down by councillors.

The group, Partnership for Renewables, wanted to build on farmland at Wherstead, but residents in neighbouring villages, said it would dominate their lives.

Babergh District Council's planning committee voted unanimously against the plans.

Suffolk police appeal after burglaries in Ipswich

Suffolk Police are appealing for witnesses after three burglaries in Ipswich.

The first happened in Newbury Road on Tuesday 16th December between 2.30pm and 8pm.

The second was in Heath Road on the same day between 6pm and 7pm.

And the third was in Hayhill Road at around 8.30pm. In this incident, the home owner was in at the time and the man fled.

In the first two burglaries cash and electrical equipment were stolen.

Anyone with information should call the Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101.

Bombs discovered at waste recycling site

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Police are currently investigating reports of a quantity of bombs found at a waste recycling site in Suffolk.

Officers were initially called at approximately 12.10pm today after three devices were discovered in amongst some scrap metal at the site, just outside of Ipswich.

Bomb disposal experts and police officers attended the site and confirmed that the devices were air drop bombs - potentially from World War Two.

The devices were not believed to contain explosives and have been taken away by bomb disposal experts.

At approximately 3pm, police were again called following reports that more of the devices had been found. The bomb disposal squad and officers from Suffolk Police are currently on scene and there is not believed to be any threat to members of public.

Woman attacked in Ipswich

Police are investigating an attack on a woman in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Location of attack in Ipswich Credit: ITV News Anglia

The woman, in her 20s, was walking along the Burrell Road at approximately 8am yesterday when she was approached by a man who forced her into some nearby bushes.

The man told the woman that he had a knife, physically assaulted her causing head and stomach injuries, and tried to sexually assault her.

The woman attempted to fight off the man and he ran away in the direction of Ipswich train station.

Police have described the man as mixed race with blue eyes, big eye brows and a dark goatee beard. He is believed to have spoken with a London accent and is described as wearing a light blue shell suit top with a hood and a large V shape on the back.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could help police with their enquiries is asked to contact Ipswich CID on 101 quoting reference number IC/14/5161. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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