Eight Arrested After Cirencester Assault

Contact Us

Website design and hosting by Commatic

Cotswold Blog

The Cotswold Blog is a collection of diary entries, news, gossip and other Cotswold related information.

Eight Arrested After Cirencester Assault

Police in Cirencester are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in the town.

A 32-year-old man is suffering severe facial injuries after being set upon by a group of attackers who left him unconscious on a grass area next to Haygarth Close.

The incident happened as he walked to his car between 8 and 8.30pm on Tuesday May 2.

Officers, who have arrested eight males on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, are keen to hear from anyone with information about the assault.

Those arrested are a 16-year-old from Chedworth, a 19-year-old from Chedworth, two eighteen-year-olds from Cirencester and four further Cirencester residents aged 23, 26, 20 and 19.

All have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The victim remains in Cheltenham General Hospital where he is recovering from surgery.

Anyone with information should call Gloucestershire Police on 0845 090 1234 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident 550 of May 2.

Posted : 06/05/2006 17:06:49

Other recent Cotswolds news items

Youth club to build new home after major grant funding

Members of a youth club are celebrating after councillors agreed a £50,000 grant to help build their new purpose-built home. The Woodstock Youth Centre will now press ahead with its plans to const... [more]

Eastern promise for Cotswolds tourism

Tourism is set for a boost from afar after a glowing report from a Middle East delegation. A seven-strong party made up of TV representatives and social media influencers from Saudi Arabia and Duba... [more]

Weird Fish goes for gold in this year’s Cheltenham in Bloom

Cheltenham-based clothing brand Weird Fish is aiming for gold in this year’s Cheltenham in Bloom. Weird Fish’s award-winning car park garden, created by Ron Morris and Nick Harford, won gold for best... [more]

To view the full Cotswold Blog, click here