Ipswich: The Cricketers, Robert Ransome and Golden Lion pubs to close at various times after disturbance

Cricketers pub

Cricketers pub - Credit: Archant

Three pubs in Ipswich may close their doors for periods of the day over the next four days after an incident in the town on Tuesday.

It follows a disturbance at the Cricketers pub on Tuesday when a group of about 60 people threatened staff.

Groups tried to get into the Robert Ransome and Golden Lion as well – the pubs are owned by JD Wetherspoon.

A spokesman said: “The decision has been made in conjunction with police following a risk assessment.”