Murder Investigation: Man Stabbed In Ipswich

9 February 2017, 07:46 | Updated: 9 February 2017, 10:12

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Detectives investigating a murder in Ipswich have arrested a man in connection with the incident.

Police were called by the Ambulance Service at 6.30pm yesterday evening to reports that a man had been stabbed in the vicinity of Ancaster Road. 

The victim – a man aged in his 40s - was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment, but died a short while later.

Police have subsequently arrested a 39-year-old man from Ipswich on suspicion of murder. He has been taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning. 

A police scene remains in place in Ancaster Road, which is closed to through traffic between the junctions with Ranelagh Road and Gippeswyk Avenue. Scenes are also in place at locations in Ranelagh Road and Burrell Road in connection with this incident, but these are not causing any traffic disruption.

Detectives are continuing to urge any potential witnesses, or anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the attack, to contact them immediately.