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Woman in critical condition after suffering life-threatening head injuries in Ipswich attack

Two men have been arrested after a woman was left fighting for her life in an attack in Ipswich.

Police were alerted just before 5am today to reports that, following a short altercation, a woman was assaulted in Falcon Street.

The woman, in her 30s, was found unconscious, having suffered life-threatening head injuries.

Falcon Street in Ipswich. Picture: Google
Falcon Street in Ipswich. Picture: Google

She was taken by ambulance to Ipswich Hospital and her condition is described as critical but stable.

Two men, in their 20s, were arrested near the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and were taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where they will be questioned by detectives.

Road closures and a police cordon remain in Falcon Street while officers investigate.

The entrance to the Buttermarket car park was closed but has reopened.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information, should contact Ipswich CID quoting reference 37/37227/21.

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