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Arrests made after theft and possible assault in Lydney

Police have made two arrests following a possible assault in Lydney on Saturday.

At 6.45pm officers were called to an address in Harrison Way following reports of a disturbance.

They arrived to find three people had been assaulted by intruders, who had made off with two mobile phones.

A 52-year-old woman was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital for treatment on facial injuries but was later released.

Another woman and a man suffered minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

Lewis Williams, aged 19 of Badgers Bank Road in Sutton Coldfield was shortly after the incident and subsquently charged with aggravated burglary and wounding with intent.

A 48-year-old man from Lydney was also arrested, but has since been released under investigation.

In a statement, Gloucestershire Constabulary said: "This was a contained incident and investigating officers would like to reassure members of the public that it was brought under control without risk to the wider community.

"Local officers will continue to patrol in Lydney and if anyone has any concerns about crime, or people they think are involved in criminal activity, should contact their neighbourhood policing team."

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101 quoting incident 363 of 25 May.

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