Ipswich stabbing

Update 3 February 2013

A teenager arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and grievous bodily harm following an incident in Ipswich on Friday 1 February where two 17-year-old boys were assaulted has been bailed pending further enquiries.

The 17-year-old boy from Ipswich has been bailed to return to the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre on 5 March 2013.

The 17-year-old boy who sustained a stab wound has been treated for his injury and discharged from Ipswich Hospital.

Update 2 February 2013

A 17 year-old boy has been arrested in the early hours of Saturday 2 February after two 17-year-old boys were assaulted in Ipswich on Friday 1 February.

Police were called to the Buttermarket Shopping Centre in Ipswich at around 3.30pm on Friday 1 February with a report that a boy had sustained a stab wound to his left side.

The boy was taken to Ipswich Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Police also received a report that a second 17-year-old boy was assaulted in Upper Brook Street, Ipswich at around 3.30pm on Friday 1 February.

The boy sustained a facial injury and was treated at Ipswich Hospital.

The arrested boy, who is from Ipswich, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and grievous bodily harm and is currently in custody a the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where he awaits questioning.

1 February 2013

A man in his late teens/early twenties has been taken to hospital with a stab wound this afternoon, Friday 1 February following an incident in Ipswich.

Police were called just before 3:30pm by the ambulance service who were on route to the incident. The man was located inside the Buttermarket shopping centre with a stab wound to his left hand side. He has since been taken to Ipswich hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

The men’s toilets inside the Buttermarket have been closed off while enquiries are ongoing.

It is believed an altercation took place somewhere in Buttermarket Street and officers are in the process of viewing CCTV.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

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