Update: Arrest as police are called after man injured in suspected stabbing on Stoke Bridge

Police and paramedics were called to Stoke Bridge to reports a person had been stabbed

Police and paramedics were called to Stoke Bridge to reports a person had been stabbed - Credit: Archant

A MAN was injured during a altercation on Stoke Bridge last night, police have said.

Suffolk police were called to an incident, reported as a stabbing, at around 7.30pm on Wednesday.

A man in his early 30s suffered a “laceration” to his eye, a police spokesman said.

He said officers and paramedics were called to the scene, close to the skate park, where a group of people were spotted at around 7.30pm.

A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of ABH and taken into custody for questioning by officers.

The spokesman said it is understood the man was attacked with a broken bottle.

The victim was taken to Ipswich Hospital but his injuries are not thought to be serious.