Man, 22, charged with GBH after teenager suffered serious head injuries at Suffolk recreation ground

PUBLISHED: 16:18 03 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:18 03 July 2018

Suffolk Magistrates Court in Ipswich Picture: SIMON PARKER

Suffolk Magistrates Court in Ipswich Picture: SIMON PARKER


A teenage boy suffered serious head and facial injuries during an alleged attack in a Suffolk recreation ground over the weekend.

The 15-year-old victim was taken to hospital for treatment after the incident in Stowmarket’s Recreation Road on Saturday.

He was released from hospital on Monday.

The incident is reported to have taken place at around 7.25pm.

Police have since charged a 22-year-old man with grievous bodily harm following the incident.

Suffolk Constabulary said a man was arrested that evening and taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Joshua Williams, aged 22 and from Kent Road in Stowmarket was charged with GBH.

Williams appeared before Suffolk Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

He was remanded to appear before Ipswich Crown Court on Monday, July 30.

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