Man charged following incident at Bury St Edmunds railway station


A man has been charged and a second male remains in custody following an incident at Bury St Edmunds Railway Station.

While on duty, officers had cause to stop and search two men shortly before 1pm yesterday, Thursday, July 11, within the station in Station Hill.

One of the men resisted arrest and ran onto the railway tracks. Trains were suspended temporarily while officers dealt with the incident and the man, who was found to be in possession of a machete, was detained.

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and an 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife/ bladed article and aggravated burglary in connection with a separate incident.

They were both taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Aaron Neziri, 18, of no fixed address, has subsequently been charged with possession of a knife/ bladed article. He was remanded and was due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today, Friday, July 12.

The 22-year-old man, who remains in police custody, has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of four further offences:

– Actual bodily harm, grievous bodily harm, aggravated burglary and trespassing on a railway.

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