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Appeal for witnesses after serious assault in Cheltenham

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in Cheltenham during the early hours of Tuesday morning (24 August).

Police were called to a property on Newton Road at 1.30am after a man had suffered stab wounds.

The victim was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and has since been discharged.

Three men from Cheltenham, aged 19, 22 and 37, were arrested in connection with the incident and have since been charged with section 18 wounding with intent.

They have been remanded in custody and are due to be appearing at Gloucester Crown Court on Thursday 16 September.

An investigation is ongoing and anyone who was in the Newton Road area who hasn't already spoken to police is asked to please complete the following online form quoting incident 32 of 24 August: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ 

Alternatively, you can call 101 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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