Police are searching for two men after a family walking home from a New Year’s party were assaulted in front of eight children.
The victims were walking along Scott Way in Yate at around 2.30am on New Year’s Day, when they were approached by two men.
A 40-year-old man and a 37-year-old man suffered serious injuries which needed hospital treatment while a 40-year-old woman was knocked unconscious to the ground.
Eight children between the ages of four months and 14 years were present during the assault.
TWO MEN SOUGHT
Police say the two suspects are believed to be eastern European due to their accents.
- around 5ft 10ins
- short spiky hair
- wearing a dark jacket.
- close shaved hair
- thin face
- wearing dark clothing and a jacket with white, black and yellow on it
- was also wearing glasses but they were broken during the incident.
After the assault, the two men walked off in the direction of Yate shopping centre.
Police believe both men may have suffered injuries so are asking people to come forward if they know anyone with unexplained injuries, or if they recognise the descriptions given.
Police have now confirmed that missing Yate woman Louise Reynolds has been found.
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Police are appealing for the public’s help to find missing Yate woman Louise Reynolds.
Louise, 31, was last seen outside the Best Supermarket on Stokes Croft, Bristol at approximately 5.50am on Thursday 26 November.
Police say her disappearance is out of character and as she has not been in contact with either friends or family, they are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.
- 5 ft 1 ins
- brown hair
- tattoo on left wrist with the name 'John'
- tattoo on right arm of a blue rose and the name 'Saul'
- thought to be wearing a long black coat with a hood with fur trimming
If you have seen Louise or know where she may be, please call 101 and quote reference 5215049323.
Police have seized £2.6 million worth of Class A drugs as part of a major investigation into the supply of drugs to the South West.
The 66 kilos of cocaine were discovered by officers during the arrest of a 50-year-old man from Yate, South Gloucestershire.
He's being questioned by detectives in Holland on suspicion of international drugs trafficking and money laundering.
Police searching for missing DJ Derek Morris from Bristol say they have had a suspected sighting of the 73-year-old.
DJ Derek, as he is known, was last seen on his way home from the Commercial Rooms in Bristol on 10 July.
It has now emerged that he may have been seen by friends at Yate bus station on either 16 or 17 July at approximately midday.
Officers are now re-focusing their search in the Yate area.
They have also had sightings of Derek at Cribbs Causeway and Thornbury and are looking into any potential link with bus routes in South Gloucestershire.
Fresh from wowing the judges on Britain's Got Talent, young dance group Groove Thing have been performing in South Gloucestershire - but this was an exclusive private showing for the school of one of its members.
11-year-old Eloise Stroud is a Year 7 pupil at Brimsham Green in Yate, and says performing for her classmates was an even bigger challenge than getting four yeses.
She and her 11 fellow dancers are no stranger to a challenge - training all day and after school five days a week in Port Talbot, Wales to get good. It looks like it's paying off.
Two men are due in court charged with the murder of a man in South Gloucestershire.
Jason Betts died from a head injury after being found unconscious at a house in Yate on the 5th of March.
The men - 30-year-old Nixon Apire and 28-year-old Nathan Skeen, who are both from London - are due to appear at Bristol Crown Court today.
Two men from London charged with the murder of 38 year old Jason Betts in Yate have made their first appearance in court.
Nixon Apire, 30, from Barnet and Nathan Skeen, 28, from Lewisham, appeared at a short hearing in North Avon Magistrates’ Court earlier today.
They were remanded in custody to appear before Bristol Crown Court on Monday 16th.
A 37-year-old man previously arrested in connection with this investigation has been released from his bail without charge.
Two men have been charged with murdering Jason Betts in Yate.
The 38 year old was found unconscious in his flat in Celestine Road a week ago, and later died in hospital.
30 year old Nixon Apire from London and 28 year old Nathan Skeen, of no fixed address, are due before magistrates tomorrow.
Detective investigating the murder of Yate man Jason Betts have been given more time to question two suspects.
The men, aged 30 and 28, were arrested in Essex on Monday. This morning Bristol magistrates agreed they could be held for a further 18 hours.
A 37-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and released on bail has had his bail date extended until 23 March.