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Masked men steal thousands in supermarket raid

The Co-operative store on Seventh Avenue in Tuffley was raided last night Credit: ITV News

Police are investigating a raid on a shop in Gloucester.

Several men wearing balaclavas entered the Co-op in Tuffley last night, Thursday 13 October, and took staff into a backroom. They forced one of them to open the safe and made off with several thousand pounds.

Two staff members were injured but not seriously.

It is believed around five robbers were involved.


Men arrested after fatal Gloucester stabbing released without charge

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Two men arrested in connection with the murder of a 49-year-old man in Gloucester have been released without charge.

The men aged 30 and 42 were arrested and questioned by police after a 49 year old man was killed in Gloucester on Friday night (7/10).

Officers were called by the ambulance service to Marian Court flats in Archdeacon Street shortly before 4.50pm.

The man had been stabbed in the leg and later died from his injuries.

Detectives investigating the murder are continuing to pursue a number of inquiries to track down the person responsible.

Local officers are still carrying out patrols in and around Archdeacon Street and anyone with concerns or information is urged to speak to police or Crimestoppers.


Last minute heartache for Gloucester Rugby at start of new season

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The new Premiership rugby season kicked off tonight, but there was last minute heartache for Gloucester at Kingsholm.

Leicester turned around a 24-point deficit to secure a dramatic victory at Gloucester. The final score was 31-38.

It's three years since a new coaching structure was put in at the club and fans were hoping their side could push for a place in the top 4.

Lucky escape for pilot as plane makes crash landing

A pilot has had a luck escape after their plane crash-landed at Gloucestershire Airport.

Luckily the 53-year-old pilot from Bristol was left relatively unhurt with just minor cuts and bruises - and was taken to hospital to have stitches.

The plane came down at Gloucestershire Airport Credit: Tri force police

The pilot said it was an accident on landing when his Pitts Special aerobatic biplane left the runway.

Thankfully it was a lucky escape for the pilot - but it's safe to say he won't be using the plane again in a hurry.

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