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A MAN alleged to have attacked police with a knife after attempting to hang himself has appeared in court.

Robert Underwood, of Beatty Road, Sudbury appeared at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court on Friday charged with possession of an offensive weapon and making threats to kill.

The 48-year-old gave no indication of plea and was remanded in custody until July 22 when he will appear at Ipswich Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.