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Essex: Horse suffers fractured skull during attack at Abberton farm

PUBLISHED: 17:47 15 November 2012

Horse suffers fractured skull

Horse suffers fractured skull

Archant

A HORSE suffered a fractured skull after being hit on the head with a blunt weapon, police believe.

The incident happened at Pantile Farm, Peldon Road, Abberton, between Thursday, October 25 and Monday, November 5.

Police said the horse was not put down as a result of the attack.

The attackers also damaged an electric fence at the farm.

If you can help police with information about this incident call 101.

Police are searching for a 52-year-old man from Leavenheath who has been reported missing.

Police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with an incident that caused armed officers to swoop on Ipswich town centre tonight.

Highways bosses have announced they will be carrying out a series of improvements to the road network across Suffolk and north Essex this week.

Kebab fans will be excited to hear a new fast food outlet that prides itself on making top quality versions of the takeaway staple is opening in Ipswich soon.

Drivers in Woodbridge have faced long delays this afternoon after a major route through the town became flooded.

Firefighters were sent to tackle a blaze that broke out in a flat in Ipswich this afternoon.

Colchester MP Will Quince has described a knife attack in the town that left a teenager seriously hurt as “deeply alarming”.

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