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Police concerned for welfare of missing Martyn Maber

Gloucestershire Police concerned for welfare of missing Martyn Maber. Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of a man missing in Stroud. 48-year-old Martyn Maber from Hilltop View in Stroud was seen yesterday and has been in touch on the phone this morning, but officers are looking for the public's help to find him.

Gloucestershire Police say Martyn is vulnerable and is believed to have been walking in the Valley Edge, Chalford area, possibly with a dog. He is 6' 1", of slim build, with short grey hair.

Officers are asking anyone who's seen Martyn or knows where he his is asked call 101 quoting incident number 108 of 19 April.

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Man arrested after serious sexual assault at festival

Police would like anyone with information to contact them. Credit: PA

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault at Frocester Beer Festival in Gloucestershire at the weekend.

The 32-year-old Bristol man was arrested on suspicion of rape just after 9pm on Thursday September 1 - he remains in police custody.

The incident happened in a tent in the cricket club grounds between 9pm and 11.30pm on Friday 26 August.

The victim, in her 30s, was attending the event with a friend and was socialising when she met a man who later followed her back to her tent and raped her.

Police are still asking anyone who attended the festival who may have information to call them on 101, quoting incident 380 of 27 August.

Chief Constable 'attacked' by police dog

The Chief Constable of Gloucestershire has survived an encounter with a police dog.

Suzette Davenport has Tweeted about her experience and it may look a bit nasty - but it was all in a good cause.

Ace from the K9 squad was practising ahead of the Gloucestershire Police Open Day at headquarters in Quedgeley on 17 September.

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