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Teenager arrested over Ipswich stabbing

A teenage boy has been arrested following a stabbing in Ipswich.

It happened near a bus stop at the junction of Pickwick Road and Dickens Road last night (Wednesday).

The victim, aged in his thirties, has been taken to hospital for treatment with potential life-changing injuries.

A 17-year-old boy from Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm in connection with this incident.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Ipswich CID on 101 quoting reference CAD 391 of 3 February.

Suffolk father's warning after son's love of speed costs him his life

The family of a 22-year-old man from Suffolk who died in a car crash have paid tribute to a "loving son and brother".

Andrew Keep, from Great Bealings, died in a collision on Friday on the B1084 at Bromeswell near the junction for the A1152 leading to Eyke. It's thought his love of speed may have played a factor in what happened.

Now his dad Patrick is warning others about the dangers of driving too quickly.

Click here to watch the full report from ITV News Anglia's Liz Summers


500 sewing machines stolen from lorry

500 sewing machines have been stolen from a parked lorry in Bury St Edmunds.

It happened on the A14 westbound, one mile before the A142 junction, between 9pm on Wednesday 27 January and 6am on Thursday 28 January.

A parked articulated lorry has been broken into and approximately 500 sewing machines have been stolen from within.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact Bury Police on 101 quoting crime reference 37/14572/16 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


Crash victim's family thank passers-by

Andrew Keep, 22, from Great Bealings.

The family of a man who died following a road crash on the B1084 at Bromeswell on Friday, 29 January have paid tribute to him.

His family said:

"Andrew is hugely missed and loved by his mum and dad, and by his older brother Chris and younger sisters, Alexandra and Felicity. He has also left devastated some very close friends and as well as his extended family, many friendship groups and villagers in Bealings.

His family have been much consoled by many kind comments both in person and through social media. Andrew was clearly a loyal and trusted friend as well as a loving son and brother.

We understand that his passing would have probably been instantaneous and painless. His family would particularly like to thank the passers-by that stopped to help, the many emergency services who attended and did everything they could, and the people who lived opposite who were so kind to us. The support we have received from family, friends and the police has touched our hearts at a very difficult time.

The family will announce funeral arrangements for his many friends through Andrew’s Facebook page.

His family have suggested any friends wishing to make donations do so to the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity as this was a cause that Andrew supported.

– Family tribute

Andrew's funeral will take place at Great Bealings church on Monday 15th February at 2:30pm with his burial in the churchyard immediately afterwards.

Police cordon off area in Ipswich following firearms incident

Police investigate firearms incident in Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich.

A police cordon is currently in place in place in Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich, following a firearms incident last night.

Police were called at 8.30pm to reports of an incident in Manchester Road, where three men forced their way into a house and demanded money from the occupants, threatening them with a handgun.

The men then left the house, taking a quantity of money and making off in a dark BMW towards Tesco, pursued by the victim.

The two vehicles were then involved in a collision on Hawthorn Drive, where the victim reported the offenders fired the gun before driving off. No one was harmed.

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