Man charged after double stabbing in Suffolk

A man has been charged in connection with a double stabbing in Felixstowe on New Years Day.

Police were called to a property in Mill Lane just after 2am on Wednesday 1 January, after reports that two women had been stabbed.

A 33-year-old woman sustained a serious knife wound to her stomach while a 44-year-old woman sustained a knife injury to the shoulder. The 33-year-old remains in a serious but stable condition in Ipswich Hospital.

34 year old Michael Dawson of Mill Lane Felixstowe has now been charged with two counts of malicious wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who saw any suspicious activity to contact Ipswich CID, quoting crime reference 37/32/20.