Ipswich: Police Renew Appeal After Stabbing

25 November 2011, 08:08 | Updated: 25 November 2011, 08:10

Detectives in Ipswich are renewing their appeal for information after a man was found stabbed.

Police were alerted by the ambulance service just before 11pm on the evening of Thursday 17th November to reports of a man with stab wounds at an address in London Road in Ipswich.

The 19-year-old was taken to Ipswich Hospital where he received treatment for his injuries, he has now been released from hospital and is recovering at home.

The man has informed police that he was returning home just before 11pm along Surrey Road (near to an alleyway with Victoria Street) when he was set upon by a group of five men. He managed to free himself and ran off before being set upon again. He made his way home where the ambulance service were called before he was taken to hospital and treated for injuries to his abdomen, chest, arms, hands and face.

Detective Inspector Bernie Morgan who is leading the investigation said: "We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area around the stated times. Officers have been carrying out enquiries this week but we still need to identify people who were in the area who may have information to help us with this investigation."

House to house enquiries have been carried out in the area and statements have been taken from some witnesses. Calls in relation to this incident should be made to Ipswich CID on 101 or Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.