Police have made a further arrest in connection with a stabbing in Bury St Edmunds.
Officers were called shortly after 11.35pm on Friday 25 October, following reports that a man 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 – who is aged in his 20s – was taken by ambulance to hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries. He remains in hospital in a stable condition.
This morning, Wednesday 30 October, a 32-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. He has been taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre where he currently remains for questioning.
This was the fourth arrest in connection with the attack, with a third arrest taking place on Monday and two further arrests over the weekend as follows:
– A 29-year-old man from Haverhill was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder on Monday 28 October. He was questioned and subsequently released on bail until Monday 25 November pending further enquiries.
– A 24-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder on Saturday night (26 October). He was questioned and subsequently released on bail until Monday 18 November pending further enquiries.
– A 29-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds was arrested shortly after the attack, in the early hours of Saturday 26 October. He was questioned and subsequently released under investigation.
Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or has knowledge of the incident should contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference 64977/19.