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Ipswich: Man Stabbed
A man's being treated in hospital after being stabbed on Grimwade Street in Ipswich.
It happened last night (Wednesday 21st March) at around 9pm.
A 32-year-old man and three friends, a man and two women, were walking along Grimwade Street, near to the junction of Rope Walk, when they noticed a group of five men walking on the opposite side of the road.
Two of the men crossed the road and started talking to them aggressively. The 32-year-old man ran off and was chased by the two men, who attacked him and stabbed him with a knife.
Both offenders ran off down an alleyway near to a chip shop on Grimwade Street.
The victim was taken to Ipswich Hospital where he has been treated for stab wounds.
He remains in hospital today and his condition is described as stable.
The two men who attacked him are described as follows:
Male one was black, 6’ tall and of medium build, he wore a dark grey puffa style jacket with the hood up over his face.
Male two was black and wore a big black shiny puffa style jacket.
The three men who they were walking with them on the opposite side of the road are described as follows:
Male one was white in his mid to late 20s, 6’ tall and of skinny build; he had medium length light coloured hair and tattoos up both arms.
The second male one was black, aged between 18 and 22 years around 6’1’’ tall, he was of slim build, had black shaved hair, clean shaven and wore a blue and white horizontal striped t shirt.
The third male was white in his early 20s, 5’10’’ tall of medium to small build with medium length light coloured hair. He had a tattoo on his neck and wore a light coloured hooded top and jeans.
Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or who has information, which can help them with the investigation. Calls should be made to Ipswich CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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