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Arrest after Felixstowe incident

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Police have arrested a man in connection with an incident in Felixstowe.

 It took place last night (Saturday 12 September) at about 9.45pm on Manor Terrace.

A motorist reported that a driver of another vehicle, a blue VW Transporter, had reversed and collided with the vehicle he was driving.

Officers swiftly attended the scene and attempted to speak with the driver  who failed to stop and hit a police vehicle, causing some damage.

A female officer left their police vehicle and attempted to stop the offending driver from driving off. 
 
The vehicle was stopped further down Manor Road by another police vehicle.
 
A 54 year old man was arrested at the scene for a failing to provide a breath test and a number of associated offences and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning. He remains in police custody at this time. 

No-one was seriously hurt in the incident.
 
Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference 37/53222/20.

Website – http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update 

Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org 

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999