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Police investigate rape of woman in Stroud

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Police are investigating the reported rape of a 28-year-old woman in Stroud on Bank Holiday Monday, 7 May 2018.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who was near the Edgemoor Inn car park between 4pm and 6pm and saw something suspicious.

In particular the officers would like to speak to the driver and passenger of a silver car towing a trailer who may have important information.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail until 30 May.

  • Anyone with information is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101 quoting incident 404 of 7 May.


Elderly cyclist seriously injured after accident in Stroud

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A cyclist, in her eighties, has suffered serious injuries after an accident in Stroud.

Police are investigating whether she was hit by a vehicle after debris was found near the scene.

It happened at 4:50am on Monday by the Cainscross Road. Road closures are expected to stay in place for the rest of the day.

Police are appealing for information anyone who witnessed a collision or has seen a grey 4x4 with front end damage.

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
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