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Male charged in connection with stabbing at Ravenswood

A 18 year old male has been charged in connection with a stabbing that took place in Ipswich on Wednesday 13 June.

Rishawn Mohammed of Hurricane Place in Ipswich has been charged with  wounding with intent and threatening a person with a blade/sharply pointed article in a public place.

Police were called at around 7.30pm on Wednesday 13 June, to reports that a teenager had been stabbed outside the McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue. He has now been released from hospital.

The 18 year old was remanded in custody overnight and will appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court this morning (Saturday 16 June).

A 17-year-old boy from Ipswich charged with possession of a bladed article and possession of cannabis in connection with the same incident appeared before at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court yesterday and was bailed to return to magistrates on Thursday 21 June.

Previous release I 15 Jun 2018 3:52pm

Detectives have been given more time to question an 18-year-old man from Ipswich in connection with a stabbing in South East Ipswich on Wednesday 13 June and are making a further appeal to members of the public to send in any footage of the incident.

Police were called at around 7.30pm on Wednesday 13 June, to reports that a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed outside the McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue.

The victim suffered serious injuries in the incident but has now been released from hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

A 17-year-old boy from Ipswich has been charged with possession of a bladed article and possession of cannabis, and appeared at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court this morning.

A 20-year-old man and a 22-year-old man have both been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

Officers are continuing to follow various enquiries and these will continue in the coming days. Officers are treating it as a targeted attack and believe that the people involved were known to each other. Police are not directly linking it to the murder of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens on Saturday 2 June or to the stabbing in the early morning of Monday 11 June.

Officers are continuing to appeal for anyone with CCTV, dash cams, or mobile phone footage, who were in the area of McDonald’s, between 7pm and 8pm on Wednesday 13 June to make contact.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Supt. Marina Ericson of the Major Investigation Team said: "We would like to make a direct appeal to members of the public who have seen or who have been sent any photos or video footage in relation to this incident and ask them to send it in to Suffolk Police through our online portal link. Any footage or information could provide vital evidence in relation to this investigation as we continue our enquiries.

This was yet another appalling and shocking attack on a young man, so we urge people who have some knowledge of this incident to come forward and speak to us, or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously.”

The mobile police station will remain in place at the Hening Avenue area of Ravenswood for the next few days and additional high visibility patrols across the town will continue. Our wider work on engaging with community leaders to address the concerns of people living and working in the area and to assist in reassuring the community will also continue over the coming days.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team, preferably by uploading information to the online portal https://mipp.police.uk/operation/814, or failing that by dialling 101 and quoting reference 37/32508/18. Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Previous release I 15 June 2018 9.38am

An 18-year-old man from Ipswich remains in custody for questioning on suspicion of attempted murder, following a stabbing in South East Ipswich on Wednesday 13 June.

A 17-year-old boy from Ipswich has been charged with possession of a bladed article and possession of cannabis, and is due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court this morning.

A 20-year-old man and a 22-year-old man have both been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

Police were called at around 7.30pm on Wednesday 13 June, to reports that a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed outside the McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue.
 
The victim remains in hospital receiving treatment and his condition is currently described as stable. He is currently described as conscious and is talking with his family and friends.
  
Officers are continuing to follow various enquiries and these will continue in the coming days. Officers are treating it as a targeted attack and believe that the people involved were known to each other. Police are not directly linking it to the murder of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens on Saturday 2 June or to the stabbing in the early morning of Monday 11 June.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Supt. Marina Ericson of the Major Investigation Team said: "We know members of the community will be sitting on very valuable information which could help us. Now is the time to do the right thing and to talk to us and give us that information or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously. This was yet another appalling and shocking attack on a young man, so we urge people who have some knowledge of this incident to come forward and speak to us.”

Officers are particularly appealing for anyone with CCTV, dash cams, or mobile phone footage, who were in the area of McDonald’s, between 7pm and 8pm on Wednesday 13 June to make contact.

The mobile police station will remain in place at the Hening Avenue area of Ravenswood for the next few days and additional high visibility patrols across the town will continue. Our wider work on engaging with community leaders to address the concerns of people living and working in the area and to assist in reassuring the community will also continue over the coming days.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team, preferably by uploading information to the online portal https://mipp.police.uk/operation/814, or failing that by dialling 101 and quoting reference 37/32508/18. Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Previous release | 14 June 2018 16:48

Police investigating a stabbing in south east Ipswich are continuing to question four people in connection with the incident.

Police were called at around 7.30pm yesterday evening, Wednesday 13 June, to reports that a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed outside the McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue.
 
The victim remains in hospital receiving treatment and his condition is currently described as stable. He is currently described as conscious and is talking with his family and friends.
 
An 18 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, a 20 year old man and a 22 year old man have both been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, and a 17 year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife & affray. The four suspects are from the local area in Ipswich. They remain in police custody for questioning.
 
Officers are continuing to follow various enquiries and these will continue in the coming days. Officers are treating it as a targeted attack and believe that the people involved were known to each other. Police are not directly linking it to the murder of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens on Saturday 2 June or to the stabbing in the early morning of Monday 11 June.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Supt. Marina Ericson of the Major Investigation Team said: "We know members of the community will be sitting on very valuable information which could help us. Now is the time to do the right thing and to talk to us and give us that information or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously. This was yet another appalling and shocking attack on a young man, so we urge people who have some knowledge of this incident to come forward and speak to us.”

Officers are particularly appealing for anyone with CCTV, dash cams, or mobile phone footage, who were in the area of McDonald’s, between 7pm and 8pm on Wednesday 13 June to make contact.

The mobile police station will remain in place at the Hening Avenue area of Ravenswood for the next few days. Members of the public can expect to see a continuation of the increased police presence in Ipswich this evening, with additional high-visibility patrols taking place across the town.  Our wider work on engaging with community leaders to address the concerns of people living and working in the area and to assist in reassuring the community will also continue over the coming days.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team, preferably by uploading information to the online portal https://mipp.police.uk/operation/814, or failing that by dialling 101 and quoting reference 37/32508/18. Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Previous release | 14 June

Four arrests have been made after a teenager was stabbed in South East Ipswich.

Police were called at around 7.30pm yesterday, Wednesday 13 June, to reports that a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed while at the McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue.
 
The victim has been taken to hospital having sustained life-threatening injuries.
 
Detective Chief Superintendent Simon Parkes said: "We have arrested four people in connection in what is still a dynamic situation.
 
"The victim remains in a critical condition and we are at the hospital supporting the victim’s family.
 
"The support of the public remains absolutely crucial and I urge anyone who may have the slightest information to call us straight away.”
 
Any witnesses to the attack or anyone with any information that may be relevant is asked to contact 101 quoting reference CAD 355 of 13 June. Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
 

Previous release | 13 June 2018 9.24pm

A teenager has sustained serious injuries after an attack in South East Ipswich.

Police were called at around 7.30pm this evening, Wednesday 13 June, to reports that a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed while at the McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue.

The victim has been taken to hospital having sustained life-threatening injuries.

Detective Chief Superintendent Simon Parkes said: "This is the early stages of a live investigation where we are already managing a significant number of enquiries. The public will see an increased number of officers in the area. I would urge anyone who has any information which may be relevant to call Suffolk police."

Any witnesses to the attack are asked to contact 101 quoting reference CAD 355 of 13 June. Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.