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Third man arrested in Ipswich stabbing investigation

Scene of the attack

Police investigating a stabbing in Ipswich earlier this month have arrested a third man in connection with the incident.

At around 3.30am on Friday 7 April police were called to Dogs Head Street by a member of the public reporting that a man had been stabbed. The victim – a man aged in his 20s – was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

This morning a 20-year-old man from Ipswich was arrested in Cambridge on suspicion of attempted murder. He has now been brought to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where he will be questioned by detectives.

Two other men have previously been arrested in connection with this incident, both on suspicion of assisting an offender. The men – a 49-year-old from Ipswich and a 26-year-old from Liverpool – have both been interviewed and released under investigation.


Suffolk swimmer named in World Championship squad

Chris Walker-Hebborn named in World's squad Credit: PA Images

Bury St Edmunds swimmer Chris Walker-Hebborn has been named in the 29-strong team for this summer's World Championships in Budapest.

His and Scott's fellow Olympic medallists Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, Chris Walker-Hebborn, James Guy - the reigning world 200m freestyle champion - and Stephen Milne are also included in the team after registering 'consideration' times last week.<

Walker-Hebborn took silver in the 4x100m medley in Rio.


Emergency services dealing with serious crash

Scene of the collision

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious road accident in Suffolk.

Police were called just after 10am this morning to reports of a two vehicle collision on the A140 between the B1077 and the roundabout junction with the A143.

Fire and Ambulance crews have also been called to the scene and the road is currently completely blocked.

Figures reveal more people are relying on foodbanks

People are continuing to use foodbanks Credit: PA

More than 114,000 emergency food supplies have been given to people in the East by Trussell Trust foodbanks.

The number of people in crisis has risen within the last year. Over 40,000 of the three day food parcels were given to children.

Foodbanks across the region are working hard to stop people going hungry in areas of rollout, by providing food and support and working closely with other charities to provide holistic support.

Man charged following police pursuit which reached speeds of more than 100mph

A 24-year-old man's been charged following a police pursuit in Ipswich which reached speeds of more than 100 miles per hour.

Officers were on routine patrol on Sunday 23rd April when a black Vauxhall Corsa failed to stop.

The car was pursued along the A14 towards Felixstowe travelling at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. It finally stopped at an address in St Mary's Crescent, Walton, Felixstowe. A 24 year old man was arrested at the scene.

Matthew Hockley-Hills of no-fixed abode, has been charged with dangerous driving, failing to stop for police and failure to supply a breath specimen. He's been remanded to appear before magistrates tomorrow morning.

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