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Lowestoft woman recovers from stabbing

PUBLISHED: 11:09 27 November 2009 | UPDATED: 15:25 06 July 2010

A WOMAN who was stabbed in the stomach and needed emergency surgery was recovering in hospital this week.

A leafy Lowestoft street had to be cordoned off last Friday (November 20) as investigations were launched, and a street meeting was subsequently held at the weekend for residents following the shocking events.

A WOMAN who was stabbed in the stomach and needed emergency surgery was recovering in hospital this week.

A leafy Lowestoft street had to be cordoned off last Friday (November 20) as investigations were launched, and a street meeting was subsequently held at the weekend for residents following the shocking events.

Police were called to an address in Cambridge Road in the early hours of Friday morning following contact from the ambulance service at 1.20am that a 47-year-old had “sustained stab wounds to her stomach.”

The woman was taken to the James Paget University Hospital's intensive care unit in Gorleston, where she later underwent surgery.

A 38-year-old man was arrested a short time later on suspicion of attempted murder. And after being interviewed by detectives, he was later charged with attempted murder

Sadek Chowdhury, of Cambridge Road, subsequently appeared at Lowestoft magistrates court on Monday morning. He entered no plea and was remanded in custody.

His case was sent to Ipswich Crown Court where he will appear on December 3 for a preliminary hearing.


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