Man charged following stabbing in Bury St Edmunds

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

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

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

A 27-year-old man from Ipswich was arrested later the same day and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Alexander Cornell, 27, from Britannia Road, in Ipswich, has since been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon and has been remanded in custody.

He is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to the attack and anyone with information is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 41977/22.

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