Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident in Bury St Edmunds.

Officers were called just after 6am this morning (Saturday 1 January) to an address in Abbeygate Street.

Two victims, one man and one woman, suffered minor injuries.

A 24-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder, assault, burglary and criminal damage. He was subsequently taken to West Suffolk Hospital having also suffered minor injuries, before returning to the Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

There remains a police cordon at the scene.

Detective Inspector Brett Harris said: “We are at the early stages of our investigation and enquiries are currently ongoing.

“However, we are not looking for anyone else in connection and do believe this was an isolated incident and that there is no further risk to the wider public. Officers continue to support both victims.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should contact Suffolk Police quoting crime number 37/92/22