Man suffers knife wound following assault in Beck Row

A man has been arrested following an assault which resulted in the victim suffering a knife wound to the hand.

Police officers were called at 6.45pm yesterday, Thursday, August 6, after a man suffered serious injuries after being assaulted outside the Londis Village Store, in Holmsey Green, Beck Row.

The 33-year-old sustained a serious knife wound to his hand. Paramedics were in attendance and the victim was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, by ambulance for treatment. The man is in a stable condition in hospital.

A 30-year-old man was also punched during the incident, suffering minor injuries, while a shop window was also damaged.

Police arrested a 28-year-old man later that evening in Beck Row on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. The man was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning, where he remains.

Officers are conducting reassurance patrols in the area.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with any information about this incident, has any dash cam footage or CCTV from the area or who saw anything suspicious at the time is asked to contact West CID, quoting crime reference 37/45092/20, via:

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Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form:

Phone – Call 101.

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