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Police arrest man and woman in connection with suspected stabbing in Gloucester

Police appeal for witnesses after a man and a woman were arrested in connection with an incident where a man suffered stab wounds to his back earlier this morning, (August 12).

At 11.20am police were called by the ambulance service with a report that a man aged in his 30s had sustained a suspected stab wound in Barton Street, Gloucester.

He was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital by the ambulance service and is being treated for his injuries which at this time are not thought to be life threatening.

A man in his 40s from Gloucester has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a woman in her 30s from Gloucester was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, both remain in police custody today (August 13).

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage or CCTV in the area at the time.

Additionally, police are asking for anyone who witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to police to contact them by completing the following form online and quoting incident 159 of 12 August: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ 

Alternatively, you can contact police by calling 101, quoting the same incident number.

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