Man in hospital with head injury after late night assault

Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich

Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

A police cordon remains in place in Ipswich's St Matthew's Street after a man was assaulted and taken to hospital with a head injury in a late night attack.

Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich

Anyone who saw the incident is asked to contact police - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Officers were called just after midnight on Monday, April 19 to reports a man had been assaulted at the Alexander House building, in St Matthew's Street.

When they arrived at the scene, they found a man had sustained a head injury during an altercation.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, where his injury is being assessed.

A spokesman for the police said: “This is being treated as an isolated incident, with no wider threat to the community."

Eyewitnesses have reported seeing large amounts of blood on the pavement, as police stood by the cordon during the morning rush hour.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South CID on 101, quoting reference number 19442/21.

Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich

The police cordon was in place during the morning rush hour - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown


Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich

The man suffered a head injury during the assault - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich 

Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich

A police forensics van at the scene at the incident - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Police investigate the scene of an incident on St Matthews Street in Ipswich

The man is currently in hospital, where his injury is being assessed - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

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