Crime in Suffolk has fallen for the seventh year in a row and the number of crimes being solved has gone up according to new figures.
There were 40,009 crimes recorded in the county between April 2012 and March 2013. It represents 5,632 fewer crimes than the previous year.
New figures show crime in Suffolk has fallen for the 7th year in a row. Last year there were just over 40 thousand crimes in the county, down more than 5 and a half thousand on the previous 12 months. And Suffolk Police say they're solving more crimes, too.
Police in Suffolk are concerned for a 22-year-old Polish man who has been missing since last Friday (March 29).
Patryk Klamer from London Road in Brandon was last seen at around 9.20pm on Friday.
Patryk had visited a friend in Astor Court, Brandon, and hasn’t been in contact with anyone since.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Bury St Edmunds Police on 101.
Ipswich Town midfielder Guirane N'Daw is due to appear before magistrates on the 2nd April charged with assaulting a woman.
He was arrested on Friday evening following an incident in the town centre. The Senegalese international, who signed for Ipswich Town in August, missed his club's 1-nil win over Bolton on Saturday. He has been released on police bail.
Ipswich Town midfielder Guiranne N'Daw has been charged with assault following an incident in Ipswich town centre on Friday.
Guiranne N'Daw, who is 28 and of Neptune Square in Ipswich, was arrested at Ipswich Hospital on Friday evening after a woman had received treatment for bruising and minor injuries.
N'Daw was charged late last night and has been detained in police custody to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday).
Ipswich Town player Guraine N'Daw is in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of an alleged assault yesterday. N'Daw missed Town's 1-0 win over Bolton at Portman Road.
A woman who died in Hogarth Road in Ipswich on Tuesday after going into cardiac arrest has been named as 24-year-old Jade Bagley,
A post mortem examination is due to take place today to ascertain the cause of death.
Three people have been arrested and bailed on suspicion of administering a noxious substance.
Police continue to appeal to anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact Ipswich CID on 101.
An antique gun has been handed over to police following an incident at an education centre in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.
Police were contacted by a member of staff at Suffolk County Council over reports that a teacher had brought a gun into class.
A spokesman for Suffolk Police said:
"The same day, officers were dispatched to speak to the students, who confirmed that an antique gun had been shown to students by their teacher.
"The teacher was visited by officers who searched his home address for any unlawful firearms and questioned him in relation to the alleged offence.
"A de-commissioned, antique firearm was voluntarily surrendered to firearms officers for further inspection and words of advice were given to the teacher."
An investigation is on going.
Three people arrested on suspicion of administering a noxious substance following the death of a woman in Ipswich have been released on police bail.
Police were called to a house in Hogarth Road in Ipswich at about 11:30pm on Tuesday March 12.
The woman, who was in her twenties, died at the scene after suffering cardiac arrest.
A 33-year-old man, a 21-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman, who are all from Ipswich, were arrested on suspicion of administering a noxious substance.
They were taken to the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre and have now been released pending further enquiries.
They are due to return to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre on Wednesday 8 May.
Police are appealing for information.
A member of staff at an education establishment in Bury St Edmunds is being investigated for allegedly holding a gun to the head of a pupil.
Suffolk Police say they've spoken to a man about the allegations and are liaising with the education authorities to find out if an offence has taken place.