Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 5°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Lowestoft: 25-year-old charged with assault after reports man fell from vehicle travelling through Saxmundham

10:14 12 March 2014

Man, 25, charged with assault after Saxmundham incident

Man, 25, charged with assault after Saxmundham incident

Archant

A 25-year-old man is due to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates Court this morning charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm following an incident in Saxmundham yesterday.

shares

Scott Abbott, of Crown Street, Leiston, was arrested yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, March 11, after police took a report that a man had fallen from a vehicle travelling through Saxmundham around 1.20pm. Officers arrived to find a young man at the side of the road being tended to by members of the public. He was taken to Ipswich hospital and has been kept in overnight for observation after sustaining grazing, bruising and swelling to the back of his head.

Scott Abbott has now been charged with assault and has been detained in custody overnight to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates this morning.

shares

0 comments

Thatch Fire in Thorndon

A 300-year-old thatched cottage in Thorndon, near Eye, was saved after the quick efforts of a homeowner and neighbour who helped contain the spread of a blaze before firefighters arrived.

The fire service and police at the scene of a fire on Oulton Road North.

Picture: James Bass

An elderly man has died and another man was injured following a fire at a home in Oulton.

Dee Culley had help from her 10 year-old daughter Trinity, who had watched a birthing programme on tv, when she unexpectedly had her waters break and gave birth to Jasmin on March 31.

A nine-year-old girl helped her mum deliver her baby sister after watching TV programme One Born Every Minute.

Gorleston Beach

A man who suffered a cardiac arrest on Gorleston Beach this afternoon has been taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

Colchester market manager Emma Powell, Town Crier Robert Needham, Cllr Anne Turrell, Mayor John Elliott, Mayoress Janet Elliott, Roman Centurion David Carter and President of the National Market Traders Federation visited stall holders at the launch of Colchester's new market on Saturday, 18 April.

Colchester’s new Charter Market was officially launched yesterday with a day of celebration.

House burglary in Colchester

A laptop and camera have been stolen during a house burglary in Colchester on Friday night.

Damage is caused to a parked car in Colchester.

It is believed damage caused to a parked car in Colchester was by a vehicle which did not stop.

Woman arrested over Leiston stabbings

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of two men in Leiston yesterday.

Race for Life fundraise with a Zumba flash mob in the Ipswich Cornhill on Sunday, 19 April.

Around 50 impromptu dancers wowed crowds on Ipswich’s Cornhill with their Zumba moves yesterday afternoon.

Solar farm. Library image.

A proposed solar park in Wix has been tipped for approval by council planning officers.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages