Bury St Eds: Attempted Murder - More Time to Question
5 January 2012, 12:51
Police have been given more time to question three men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Bury st Edmunds.
Officers were called at around 2:50pm, Sunday 1 January to reports of an injured man in a property in Gosnold Street, Bury St Edmunds.
He was taken to West Suffolk Hospital where he was treated for stab wounds and currently remains in a stable condition.
A 32-year-old man from the Bury area who was arrested on the evening of 1 January has had his custody extension time extended by Magistrates Court to around midnight tonight, Thursday 5 January.
A 30-year-old man from Northampton who was arrested on Tuesday 3 January has had his custody extension time extended by Magistrates Court to 2pm on Friday 6 January.
And the third man, a 32-year-old man from Eastbourne who was also arrested on Tuesday 3 January has had his custody extension time extended to around 7.00pm on Friday 6 January.
All three men remain in custody at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.
Police would like to thank the media for their support in publishing CCTV images of potential witnesses who were sought in this investigation. The people concerned have now made contact with the police.
Police are still, however trying to trace a man who phoned police to report a disturbance in the area of the Arc shopping centre. He called Police from the telephone kiosk at the junction of Vinefields and Eastgate Street at around 5.57am, Sunday 1 January.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident and particularly man who made the telephone call is asked to contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.