Man released under investigation following arrest in connection with stabbing incident in Halesworth

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A man arrested in connection with a stabbing in east Suffolk at the weekend has been released under investigation by police.

Police were called to reports of two men fighting in London Road, Halesworth, at around 11.15pm on Sunday night.

One man suffered multiple stab wounds and was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital in the early hours of Monday morning.

It is understood he was taken to the James Paget University Hospital, in Gorleston, with injuries not thought to be life-threatening..

A man, believed to be in his late 20s and from the Halesworth area, was arrested on suspicion of wounding following the serious assault.

Suffolk Constabulary said he had been released under investigation on Monday afternoon.

An East of England Ambulance Service Trust spokesman said paramedics were called to an incident in Halesworth at 11.47pm on Sunday.

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“An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and Suffolk Accident and Rescue Service attended,” they added.

“A man with a back injury was taken to James Paget Hospital. His injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.”

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