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Suffolk: Woman arrested over double Leiston stabbing

A woman has now been arrested over the stabbing. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A woman in her 20s has been arrested over a double stabbing in Leiston on Friday night (April 17).

A man was stabbed in his upper body in Farrow Close, while a teenager also received similar injuries at the nearby Harling Way playing field.

Both people were taken to hospital, but their injuries aren't thought to be life-threatening.

Now, a 27-year-old woman from Leiston has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit GBH.

She has since been released on bail.

Police are still carrying out high visibility patrols in the area.

Suffolk Police: "Leiston stab victims may have known their attackers"

A man and a teenager were stabbed in Leiston last night. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police investigating the circumstances surrounding the stabbing of a man and a teenager in Leiston last night say that the victims may have known the people that attacked them.

Officers were sent to Farrow Close last night after they were told that a 26-year-old man had been stabbed in the upper body.

At around the same time, they were called to a 16-year-old boy with similar injuries at the nearby Harling Way playing field.

The victims were both taken to hospital, but their injuries aren't thought to be life-threatening.

Police say that they will be carrying out high visibility patrols in the local area across the weekend.

"Officers are working to establish the details of these attacks which left two people with stab wounds.

It is thought that the offenders may be known to the victims and we would urge anyone with any information on what happened to contact us.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Caroline Millar, Suffolk Police

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Suffolk: Man and teenager stabbed in Leiston in "connected incidents"

The teenage boy was stabbed in a playing field. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man and a teenager have been stabbed in the Suffolk town of Leiston in what police believe were connected incidents.

Officers were sent to Farrow Close last night (April 17) after they were told that a 26-year-old man had been stabbed in his upper body.

They were then simultaneously made aware that a 16-year-old boy had received similar injuries at the nearby Harling Way playing field.

Both victims were taken to hospital.

The Police Helicopter was deployed to search the area, but so far no one has been arrested.

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