Man found in Bury St Edmunds playground with unexplained life-threatening injuries

Police have cordoned off a playground next to West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds where a man wa

Police have cordoned off a playground next to West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds where a man was found and taken to hospital. Picture: MICHAEL STEWARD - Credit: Archant

A man was found barely conscious in a playground in Bury St Edmunds last night after suffering life-threatening injuries which police are treating as unexplained.

Police have cordoned off a playground next to West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds where a man wa

Police have cordoned off a playground next to West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds where a man was found and taken to hospital. Picture: MICHAEL STEWARD - Credit: Archant

Police were called by the ambulance service at 9pm to reports of a man in his 20s found barely breathing in the playground next to West Suffolk College in Out Risbygate.

The man was taken to West Suffolk Hospital in a critical condition and has been diagnosed with a life-threatening bleed on the brain.

His injuries are currently being treated as unexplained and a police cordon is in place at the area where he was found next to the college, as detectives work to establish the circumstances leading to his current condition.

Initial witness reports have described a man seen walking unsteadily and falling over and officers would like to hear from anyone else who was in the area yesterday evening who may have seen a man in his 20s walking in this way.

Police have cordoned off a playground next to West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds where a man wa

Police have cordoned off a playground next to West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds where a man was found and taken to hospital. Picture: MICHAEL STEWARD - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information about the incident is asked contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds police station on 101 quoting reference CAD 455 of August 22.

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