Ipswich: Man stabbed with key while trying to stop argument

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A man was stabbed after trying to stop an argument between two other men.

The incident happened in Benezet Street, Ipswich, at around 4.45pm on Saturday.

The 38-year-old man was attempting to put a stop to the disagreement when a group of men approached him from behind.

The victim was stabbed with what is believed to be a key causing a small puncture wound.

He was taken to hospital where he received treatment for his injuries.


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The offender was male, aged 30 to 35, of slim build, around 5ft 9ins and was wearing a white T-shirt and flip flops.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call DC Samantha Waight on 101.

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