Ipswich stabbing suspect bailed

A 26-YEAR-old Ipswich man is on bail today after a stabbing near Ipswich railway stationThe suspect was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent in connection with the incident, which took place in Burrell Road between 1.

Josh Warwick

A 26-YEAR-old Ipswich man is on bail today after a stabbing near Ipswich railway station

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent in connection with the incident, which took place in Burrell Road between 1.30am and 2am yesterday.

He has been bailed to return to Ipswich police station on May 11, pending further inquiries.

Paramedics treated the 20-year-old victim at the scene, before taking him by ambulance to Ipswich Hospital.

He received treatment there before being released yesterday morning.

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Burrell Road was closed for several hours while police carried out investigations into the incident, but eventually re-opened shortly before noon.

Traffic and pedestrians had been prohibited from walking along Burrell Road, with the cordon at the junctions of Stoke Street and Willoughby Road. Cars were diverted along Belstead Road.

The assault took place close to the RCP Parking car park, which is located on the site of the old Sterling Motor Group dealership, near to the junction with Stoke Street and on the banks of the Orwell.

Forensic experts were scouring the scene for clues all morning.

A Burrell Road resident who lives near the scene of the stabbing said: “I was asleep but I was woken by shouting.

“It wasn't loud or prolonged and obviously no-one shouted for help.”

Another Burrell Road resident said: “I moved in two months ago and there hasn't been any trouble along here in that time.”