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Bury St Edmunds man charged with multiple offences including making threats to kill after stabbing at Out Westgate property



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A 47-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences including making threats to kill after a stabbing in Bury St Edmunds.

Police were called at 8.10pm on Sunday, October 3 to a report that a man in his 40s was assaulting a man in his 60s at a house in Out Westgate.

A woman then allegedly attacked the man in his 40s.

A police officer outside a property in Out Westgate, Bury St Edmunds, last Monday. Picture: Kirsty Barrott
A police officer outside a property in Out Westgate, Bury St Edmunds, last Monday. Picture: Kirsty Barrott

Police discovered a man had suffered a number of stab wounds to his legs.

A 56-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm and was later released on bail until October 25.

A 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault causing actual bodily harm and was taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries were not life threatening.

Jason Midgley, 47, of Out Westgate in Bury St Edmunds, was charged on Friday, October 8 with two counts of criminal damage, one count of assault, one count of threats to kill and attempted GBH.

He appeared at Norwich Magistrates' Court on Saturday and will next appear at Ipswich Crown Court on November 8.

Midgley was remanded in custody.

A man in his 60s was also taken to hospital following the incident for treatment to an eye injury and was discharged.

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