Man stabbed following altercation outside pub in Bury St Edmunds

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A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing incident in Bury St Edmunds.

Officers were called shortly after 11.35pm, yesterday, Friday, October 25, following reports that a man, aged his 20s, had been stabbed during an altercation with a group of four or five males in the car park outside the Moreton Hall pub, in Lawson Place.

The victim was taken by ambulance to hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries.

A 29-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident a short time later and was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre where he will be questioned.

A cordon remains in place within the car park while officers carry out enquiries.

Police do not believe this to be a random attack and are treating it as a targeted incident at this time.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or has knowledge of the incident should contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference 37/64977/19

Website: http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Phone – call 101.

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