Pensioner arrested for attempted murder

A 66-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an attack in Felixstowe.

A 73-year-old man sustained serious injuries in an incident at a property in Exmoor Road around 6.20pm on Saturday.

Police were initially called to reports of a disturbance at the address and reports that a man had been struck with a spade.

Officers attended and found the 73-year-old man with multiple stab wounds to his neck, legs and body and head injuries.

He was taken to Ipswich Hospital where he is today undergoing surgery for his injuries.


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The 66-year-old man was detained at the scene and is currently in custody at Ipswich Police Station.

Anyone who was in the Exmoor Road area around 6pm - 6.30pm is asked to call Felixstowe CID on 01473 613500 if they saw anything that may help enquiries into the incident.

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