Man arrested after car window smashed during A14 domestic incident

PUBLISHED: 13:58 03 August 2020 | UPDATED: 20:52 03 August 2020

Police closed part of the A14 at Beyton on Sunday night Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Police closed part of the A14 at Beyton on Sunday night Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


Police closed part of the A14 after a pregnant woman was reportedly involved in a domestic incident where a car window was smashed.

Officers received a report of an assault on a pregnant woman aged in her 30s at around 6.20pm on Sunday, August 2.

The woman, who was driving at the time, was said to be involved in a domestic incident with a man - with a window was subsequently broken.

The car stopped on the A14 at Beyton and the man left the vehicle.

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The woman and children who were also in the car were not seriously hurt.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said on Monday: “Police were called and conducted an extensive search for the male which necessitated the closure of the A14 in the interests of safety for a while last night.

“Following enquiries a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault on Clay Road in Bury St Edmunds earlier this morning and take to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning where he remains.”

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