Man jailed after knifepoint siege in Ipswich

A man has been jailed for 11 years after imprisoning the occupants of a house, including a pregnant woman, at knifepoint in a four-hour siege.

Russell Ireland, 28, of no fixed abode, admitted three counts of falsely imprisoning people in Ipswich in October 2013.

He also pleaded guilty to assault, burglary and threats to kill, at Ipswich Crown Court.

The court ordered Ireland pay a £120 victim surcharge.

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