Second man arrested in connection with Bury St Edmunds stabbing

A man will appear at crown court next month charged in connection with a stabbing in the car park of

A man will appear at crown court next month charged in connection with a stabbing in the car park of the Moreton Hall pub in Bury Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A second person has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Bury St Edmunds which left a man with life-threatening injuries.

Officers were called shortly after 11.35pm on Friday, October 25 to the car park outside The Moreton Hall pub in Lawson Place following reports that a man had been stabbed during an altercation with a group of four or five males.

The victim - who is aged in his 20s - was taken by ambulance to hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries. He remains in a stable condition.

Detectives investigating the stabbing arrested a 24-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds on suspicion of conspiracy to murder yesterday evening (October 26).

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He was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning and has subsequently been released on bail until November 18 pending further enquires.

This followed the arrest of a 29-year-old man, also from Bury St Edmunds, which took place in the early hours of yesterday morning (October 26).

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He was taken to Bury St Edmunds PIC for questioning and has since been released under investigation in connection with this incident.

Detectives continue to believe that this was not a random attack and are treating it as a targeted incident at this time.

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A cordon put in place at the scene of the crime was lifted yesterday afternoon following a lengthy investigation.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or has knowledge of the incident should contact Suffolk Police, quoting crime reference 64977/19.

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