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Teenager arrested after latest Ipswich stabbing released under investigation

PUBLISHED: 13:28 28 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:28 28 August 2018

The police cordon at the scene of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS

The police cordon at the scene of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS

AMY GIBBONS

A 19-year-old man arrested after a teenager was stabbed in Ipswich last week has been released under investigation.

The 19-year-old, from Ipswich, was arrested on Sunday, August 26, on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm.

Police were called just before 8.10pm on Friday, August 24, to reports that a 19-year-old man had been attacked in the area of Cromer Road, near to the junction with Norwich Road.

Police have confirmed that the victim was attacked by “a group of three or more males”, and are treating the stabbing as targeted.

His injuries, including stab wounds, are not considered to be life-threatening.

Police cars at the scene of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONSPolice cars at the scene of the stabbing on Cromer Road Picture: AMY GIBBONS

Detectives are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to the incident, or people who were driving in the area with a dash cam fitted to their vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South CID at Landmark House on 101 quoting reference 48550/18.

Alternatively people can contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or through their online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


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