Man arrested in connection with stabbing in Bury St Edmunds

Police investigating a stabbing in Bury St Edmunds have arrested a man in connection with the incident.

Officers were called at just before 2.30pm this afternoon, Monday 4 July, to reports a man had been stabbed at Parkway multistorey car park in the town.

The victim, aged in his 40s, was taken to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment, where his condition is currently described as stable.

A 27-year-old man from Ipswich has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm. He has been taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Detectives do not believe this to be a random attack and understand that the parties involved are known to each other.

There is currently a police cordon in place at the car park, which remains closed to anyone wishing to enter with a vehicle. However, anyone with a vehicle that was inside the car park prior to the attack will be allowed entry to remove it.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to the attack and would also like to hear from anyone who may have seen a man acting suspiciously in the vicinity of the car park from lunchtime onwards.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 41977/22.