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IPSWICH: Teenager In Hospital After Assault
Police have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of GBH with intent following an assault in Ipswich last night, which has left a 16-year-old boy in hospital.
The incident occurred at around 6:55pm yesterday, Wednesday 4 September, where the boy was struck to the head with a pole, whilst walking along Landseer Road.
The boy was taken to Addenbrooke’s hospital with a serious head injury where he remains today.
The 21-year-old man from Newmarket was arrested by officers earlier this afternoon and taken to the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where he awaits questioning.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident can contact Ipswich CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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