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Teenager stabbed in the back in Ipswich

A teenager was stabbed in the back during an incident in Ipswich earlier today.

Police were called to a car park near St Catherine’s Court in the Stoke Park area of the town at about 1.20pm.

A 15-year-old boy with a single stab wound to the back was being treated by paramedics.

He is in a stable condition and has been taken by air ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.


Colour dash raises cash!

Thousands of pounds was raised on Saturday morning for East Anglia's Children's hospices which helps children and young people with life threatening conditions across the region.

The charity organised its first colour dash which saw runners covered with a different colour of powder paint with each kilometre they passed.

The race took place in Ipswich's Christchurch Park and ITV News Anglia's Victoria Lampard went along to watch. Click below to watch her report:

Man stabbed in serious assault in Ipswich

A man's in hospital after being stabbed on a footpath in Ipswich last night.

Police have cordoned off the area behind Sapphire Close in town after a man in his 30s was stabbed in his chest, arm and abdomen.

The incident had happened between 9.50pm and 10.20pm on Sunday 6 July.

The victim had an altercation with a man he had met along the footpath which resulted in him receiving stab wounds.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who had been in the area and witnessed this incident, calls should be made to Ipswich CID on 101 quoting IW/14/2313 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Police investigate attempted assault on schoolgirl

The area where a man tried to assault a schoolgirl in Ipswich Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are investigating an attempted assault on an 11 year old girl in woodland in Ipswich.

The girl was walking along a footpath near the recreation ground on Bramford Lane when a man approached her and took her into a wooded area near Lovetofts Drive.

He then attempted to assault her, but ran off into the direction of the A14 when the victim screamed. She was unhurt. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police on 101.

Olympian, Louise Jukes reunited with London 2012 kit after it was stolen

Olympian, Louise Jukes. Credit: PA Images

The handball Olympian, Louise Jukes, says she is happy that her London 2012 kit - which was stolen has been returned.

Louise, who is from Ipswich, says she's, "beyond happy" that someone handed in her belongings after finding them dumped.

She uses the kit and other mementoes to inspire young people to take up sport. Louise says she will no longer keep them in her car from where they were stolen.

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