Defendant tries to flee court building

SECURITY guards and police officers were forced to tackle a man who tried to escape from Ipswich Crown Court this morning.

SECURITY guards and police officers were forced to tackle a man who tried to escape from Ipswich Crown Court this morning.

The defendant is believed to have escaped from a dock in one of the second floor court rooms.

He made it to the ground floor and was close to reaching the main entrance when he was wrestled to the floor by security guards and police officer.

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