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Delays due to six vehicle crash on M5 near Stroud

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There are long delays on the M5 southbound in Gloucestershire due to a multi-vehicle collision.

The crash, which involved six vehicles, happened at around 6 o'clock this morning (Tuesday 6 February) between junction 13 for Stroud and junction 14 for Thornbury.

The main carriageway was closed for a time. It's causing congestion on the M5 back to junction 12 for Quedgeley.

Delays on the M5 earlier this morning. Credit: Highways England

Police 'worried for' missing 17-year-old

Police are appealing for help to try and locate a missing 17 year old girl from Stroud.

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Serena Cobb hasn't been seen since 11pm on 3 November.

Gloucestershire and Forest Police are urging anyone who may have seen her to contact them on 101.

Please help us find missing 17 year old Serena Cobb from Stroud. She hasn't been seen since 11pm last night and we're worried for her. Call us urgently if you've seen her.

– Gloucestershire Constabulary



Stroud murder suspect released on bail

Jack Mitchell - a soldier from Stroud - died after an apparent nightclub fight on Sunday morning. Credit: Gloucestershire Police

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a man at The Warehouse Nightclub in Stroud has been released on bail.

The 28-year-old man - who is from Stroud - was granted bail until May 3 pending further inquiries.

His arrest followed the death of Jack Mitchell (pictured above) in the early hours of Sunday. The 24-year-old was treated by paramedics at the nightclub just after 2am but died from his injuries.

Police say the nightclub was very busy at the time of the incident which occurred in the upstairs bar.

They are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

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