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
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
The boy sustained a facial injury and was treated at Ipswich
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
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
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on