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Arrest in connection with abuse inquiry at Suffolk school

A 73-year-old man has been arrested and bailed in connection with an inquiry into abuse at a Suffolk boarding school which is now closed.

The man from Stowmarket was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of assault and sexual assault. He has been bailed pending further inquiries.

The arrest relates to alleged offences carried out between 1975 and 1996 at Oakwood School in Stowmarket.

Police appeal after man injured in pub car park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fight in the car park of the Queens Head public house at Station Road West in Stowmarket in which a 43-year-old man sustained cuts to his face.

The incident happened between 10.30pm and 11pm on Friday, 21 December, and a 19-year-old man from Stowupland was subsequently arrested. He has been released on bail. The 43 year old victim was released after hospital treatment to his cuts.


Man in court over Suffolk stabbing

A man is due in court today accused of stabbing another man in Stowmarket in Suffolk.

The incident happened in Windermere Road at about 8pm on Tuesday 18 September.

A 22-year-old man sustained stab wounds to his upper body during the assault.

Alexander Buckle, 22 years old from Kent Road in Stowmarket has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and he will be appearing before Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court this morning (20 September).


Woman critical after Suffolk crash

A driver remains in a critical but stable condition today, after a collision in Stowmarket on Monday just before 5pm.

Police say the 53-year-old woman was seriously injured in the crash at Combs Lane in the town and had to be airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

Police closed the road at the junction with the B1119 after the incident and have issued an appeal asking for any witnesses to come forward.

Contact PC Allie Cotton at Suffolk the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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