Gloucester: Three Held On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder

A third person has been arrested as part of a Gloucestershire Police investigation into a serious incident on Regent Street in Gloucester in the early hours of Friday morning.

At around 3.40am police were called to reports that a man had been assaulted outside a home on Regent Street. 

The victim, a 47-year-old local man, was taken to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries, including an injury to his head. 

On Friday night a 47-year-old man from Tuffley was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, as part of the investigation. He has been bailed to return to the police station on January 10, 2014. 

A 26-year-old woman from Hereford and a 37-year-old woman from Tuffley were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Friday morning in connection to the incident. They have since been bailed to return to the police station on December 16, pending further enquiries. 

Following the incident Gloucestershire Police appealed for witnesses to come forward. 

Detective Inspector Ruth Mather said: ''We'd like to ask the local community to help us with our enquiries by calling in on 101 if they saw or heard anything suspicious in the locality in the early hours of Friday morning, no matter how insignificant it may seem – it could be vital to our investigation.''

 Information about the crime can also be given without giving your name by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 11 or by visiting their website: www.crimestoppers-uk.org . You may receive a reward if someone is arrested and charged.

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