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Ipswich stabbing - Suspect released on bail

Police have released  an 18-year-old man on bail in connection with a stabbing in Ipswich.

Officers were called to Cardinal Park area of the town at about 3.05am on Friday 30 July to a report of a serious assault after an incident of disorder involving a small number of males.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. He was taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre and was released on bail until Thursday 26 August.

The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Ipswich CID quoting crime number 37/41536/21.

Anyone with any information about this incident or who saw anything suspicious at the time is asked to contact Ipswich CID quoting reference 37/41536/21, via:

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

Phone – Call 101

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

Previous release I Saturday 31 July

Police continue to investigate a stabbing in the early hours of Friday 30 July in the Cardinal Park area of Ipswich.

Cordons have now been lifted from the scene.
 
Following enquiries, police have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. He has been taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
 
After surgery the victim remains in hospital and his condition is described as not life-threatening and stable.
 
Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Ipswich CID quoting crime number 37/41536/21.
 
Anyone with any information about this incident or who saw anything suspicious at the time is asked to contact Ipswich CID quoting reference 37/41536/21, via:

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

Phone – Call 101

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

Previous release | Friday 30 July PM

Police will be carrying out additional patrols following a stabbing in Ipswich in the earlier hours of this morning.

Officers were called to Cardinal Park area of the town at about 3.05am this morning (Friday 30 July) to a report of a serious assault after an incident of disorder involving a small number of males.

A 19 year old male had sustained a stab wound to his abdomen. He was taken to hospital for treatment and is in a stable condition. His injuries are considered life changing but not life threatening at this stage.

Officers are continuing their enquiries but at this stage it is believed to have been an incident where the parties are known to each other.

Additional visible patrols will be carried out in the town in a bid to offer reassurance to the local community.  As a matter of precaution, a Section 60 has been authorised covering the Ipswich borough district. This is in place for a 24 hour period from 12midday today (Fri 30 July) to 12 midday (Sat 31 July).

As part of the powers, officers will be allowed to stop and search without reasonable grounds, but where there is a risk of violence or believe weapons are being carried, within the area marked by on the attached map. 

Officers are keen to point out that while there is no perceived risk to the wider public, there is an increased risk of violence between parties either directly involved/associated with the incident.

Anyone with any information or who witnessed the incident, should contact Ipswich CID quoting crime reference: 37/41536/21.

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

Phone – Call 101 

Alternatively, 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 

What is a Section 60? 

Section 60 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 

Section 60 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (s.60) gives police the right to search people in a defined area during a specific time period when they believe, with good reason, that: serious violence will take place and it is necessary to use this power to prevent such violence; or that a person is carrying a dangerous object or offensive weapon; or that an incident involving serious violence has taken place and a dangerous instrument or offensive weapon used in the incident is being carried in the locality. 

See attached map in Gallery.

Previous release I Friday 30 July

Officers were called to Cardinal Park area of the town at about 3.05am this morning (Friday 30 July) to a report of a serious assault after an incident of disorder involving a small number of males.

A 19 year old male had sustained a stab wound to his abdomen. He was taken to hospital for treatment and is in a stable condition. His injuries are considered life changing but not life threatening at this stage.

Officers are continuing their enquiries but at this stage it is believed to have been an incident where the parties are known to each other.

The area is cordoned off and members of the public are asked to avoid the area at the moment.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Ipswich CID quoting crime number 37/41536/21.

Anyone with any information about this incident or who saw anything suspicious at the time is asked to contact Ipswich CID quoting reference 37/41536/21, via:

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

Phone – Call 101

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