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Girl, 16, arrested for murder conspiracy after Colchester stabbing attack

Essex Police cordon off the area around Hythe Hill in Colchester where a man was stabbed in November.

Essex Police cordon off the area around Hythe Hill in Colchester where a man was stabbed in November.

A 16-year-old girl from Colchester has been arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit murder.

She is the fourth person to be arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 70-year-old man in Hythe Hill in the town in November.

This week detectives from Essex Police released a series of CCTV images in a bid to move on the investigation.

On Wednesday three men were detained in connection with the inquiry.

A Manningtree man, 49, and a Colchester man, 45, were arrested suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder, while a 20-year-old man from the Manningtree area was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

Magistrates have given detectives more time to question them.

Investigators said the teenage girl arrested yesterday was awaiting questioning.

The victim was stabbed in the face, chest and back at about 5.40pm on Tuesday November 10, in the rear garden of his home in Hythe Hill.

Police respond to a reported stabbing at Ipswich hospital.

Suffolk Police have launched a double murder investigation after two men died after being stabbed in Ipswich today.

Police respond to a reported stabbing at Ipswich hospital.

A man and a teenage boy were stabbed this afternoon in Ipswich at West Meadows near the Whitehouse Interchange.

Stephanie Phillips. Pic: Suffolk Constabulary.

Police have said they are “anxious” to find an Ipswich woman who has been reported missing.

Strikes bowling alley in Sudbury could be demolished and replaced with seven smaller industrial units

Concerns have been raised about plans to demolish one of the only leisure facilities for young people in Sudbury.

Police investigating a sexual assault in Colchester have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to. Pic: Essex Police.

Police investigating a sexual assault in Colchester have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to.

A heavy police presence has been reported in the area

A heavy police presence on the westbound side of the A14 opposite the Whitehouse Asda on Bury Road was reported this afternoon.

Shoppers queue at Whitehouse ASDA to see the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck in Ipswich.

For many it signals the start to the Christmas holidays – and today the festivities started for those people when the Coca-Cola truck rolled into town.

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