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Police hunt three men who robbed a store in Ipswich

Police hunt three men who robbed a store in Ipswich Credit: PA

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at the Springs convenience store in Spring Road in Ipswich. It happened at 9.25pm on Saturday 13th April when three men entered the store and assaulted a member of staff and stole a quantity of cigarettes and cash. The offenders were seen wearing beanie hats and scarves to obscure their faces. Police are especially keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time or have information . Please contact Suffolk Constabulary on 101 quoting reference 37/20877/19

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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TRAVEL: A14 Orwell Bridge one lane now re-opened

One lane has now re-opened on the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk after it was closed off at 4.30am this morning.

Police are dealing with a collision between a stationary vehicle parked on the bridge and a lorry travelling eastbound.

The body of a man has also been found at the foot of the bridge, police say there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

One lane has now re-opened between J56 and J57.

Westbound traffic is not affected.

Five charged in connection with Ipswich stabbing

Daniel Saunders Credit: Suffolk Police

Five people have been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in Ipswich.

Officers were called to Turin Street on Sunday 16 December to reports that a man had been stabbed. 32 year old Daniel Saunders died at the scene from a single stab wound to the abdomen.

A 17-year-old boy from Bury St Edmunds – who cannot be named for legal reasons - has been charged with murder. He's been remanded in custody.

Five others appeared at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 8 April, where they were formally charged with assisting an offender. They're as follows:

  • Arjun Jadeja, aged 18, of Wivenhoe, near Colchester
  • Benjamin Gosbell, aged 20, of Highwoods, Colchester
  • Olusola Durojaiye, aged 33, of Colchester
  • A 16-year-old boy from Bury St Edmunds and a 17-year-old boy from Colchester (who cannot be named for legal reasons)

All five were bailed to appear at Ipswich Crown Court on Friday 12 April.

Hand grenade found at Ipswich Port

The grenade was found at the port's West Bank Terminal Credit: ITV Anglia

An old hand grenade was found at Ipswich Port this morning (2 April).

Police were called to West Bank Terminal, off Wherstead Road, just before 8.30am. An army bomb disposal team detonated the device at around 11am.

The grenade was discovered in some scrap metal.

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