A 17-year-old boy arrested following a stabbing in Bury St Edmunds has been charged by police with maliciousÂ wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH) Â and possession of a knife in a public place used to threaten another person.
Police were called at 6.15pm on Tuesday 20 March to reports of a person with a knife in the town centre.Â Officers quickly attended the scene and located a teenage boy in the pedestrianised area between Cornhill and BrentgovelÂ Street who had been assaulted. The boy had sustained a stab wound in his lower back and was taken to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment but discharged later that night..
Officers immediately located and arrested a 17-year-old boy from Bury St Edmunds on suspicion of causing grevious bodily harm.
The teenage boy is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court today Thursday 22 March.
Anybody who witnessed the incident or who has any information are asked to call Suffolk Police on 101, quoting reference 15215/18. Alternatively, call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
Police are appealing for witnesses :
Suffolk Detectives are investigating reports of a serious assault in Bury St. Edmunds in the pedestrianised area between Cornhill and Brentgovel Street. Police were called at 1815 on Tuesday 20th March 2018 to reports of a person with a knife.
An adult was found to have a stab wound. He was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.
One person has been arrested and remains in police custody pending enquiries.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information, is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting CAD number 298 of 20th of March.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or fill out an anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org