Ipswich: Man arrested in connection with assault on a bus is bailed

A 26-year-old man from Ipswich who was arrested on suspicion of GBH after a man was assaulted on a bus in Ipswich was tonight (Saturday) bailed pending further enquiries.

He is due to return to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre on Friday, February 8.

The injured man had been travelling on an Ipswich Buses service on route 10 on Thursday.

At around 6.05pm the bus stopped in Defoe Road near to the junction with Macauley Road and as he went to get off he was pushed, causing him to fall backwards and hit his head, leaving him unconscious.

The injured man, who is in his 60s, was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment, but was later transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, where he remains in a critical condition.

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Police are continuing to appeal for anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact Ipswich CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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