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Man rescued from house fire in Trowbridge

The fire broke out on Victoria Road Credit: Trowbridge Fire Station

A man has been rescued from the first floor of a house after a fire broke out in the early hours of this morning (Sunday).

Crews were called to the property on Victoria Road at around 1am where a fire had broken at downstairs.

The man was rescued from a bedroom using ladder and was taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Missing: heavily pregnant woman last seen entering taxi

Natasha Joanne Johnson is 39 weeks pregnant. Credit: Wiltshire Police

A heavily pregnant woman has been reported missing from Trowbridge and has not been seen since Thursday, 24 August.

26-year-old Natasha Joanne Johnson was last seen near her home entering a taxi.

Wiltshire Police say she is believed to have made her way to Sevenoaks in Kent.

Natasha is described as a white female, 5 feet 7 inches tall, very slim but obviously pregnant at 39 weeks. She has blue eyes and dark hair, however she has previously worn wigs.

Anyone who sees her, or has more information on her whereabouts is urged call Wiltshire Police on 101.


Suspected hazardous material incident near Trowbridge

There has been a suspected incident with hazardous material at a hotel near Trowbridge. Credit: PA

Emergency services received a call at 15:49 in relation to a suspected incident with hazardous material at a hotel and health club on Hilperton Road in Trowbridge, Wiltshire.

South West Ambulance Service have confirmed that 5 casualties were treated at the scene.

They were treated for sore throats and headaches and none of them needed to be taken hospital.

At this time the health club is closed but the hotel is open.

Specialist detection equipment is being used at the location to try find the cause of the incident.

The fire brigade remain at the scene.

Man charged with GBH after Trowbridge incident

The incident took place in Charlotte Square. Credit: Google Earth

A man has been charged following an incident in Charlotte Square in Trowbridge, during the early hours of Saturday morning.

Tyrone Triggs, 36, from Bradford-on-Avon, has been charged with section 18 GBH and possession of a bladed article in a public place.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Swindon Magistrates Court on 12 June 2017.


Man found with puncture wound to the chest in Trowbridge

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A man has been left in a serious condition in hospital after an incident in Trowbridge in the early hours.

Police were called just before 1am to reports of an assault in Charlotte Square.

A 27-year-old man from Trowbridge sustained a puncture wound to his chest and was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol by air ambulance.

He is believed to be in a serious condition.

Officers carried out some proactive enquiries and were able to locate and arrest a man in relation to the incident within an hour. He remains in custody for questioning.

I would like to reassure the local community that incidents like this are rare here in Trowbridge and we are carrying out a really thorough investigation.

– Detective Constable Keith Harford, Central CID

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Police appeal after 'nasty and unprovoked' attack on cyclist

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A man was left with a broken cheekbone after a robbery in Trowbridge.

The 28 year old was cycling along a footpath by Cherry Gardens at around 9.15pm on 4 April, when he was approached by two men who attempted to take his mobile phone from him, and assaulted him.

Description: man one

  • white
  • shaved dark hair
  • clean shaven
  • approximately 5 ft 11 – 6 ft 1 inches tall
  • stocky build
  • tattoo on his right wrist – possibly a ‘sleeve’
  • believed to be aged late 20s to early 30s
  • wearing a light grey hooded top, grey jogging bottoms and black Adidas running trainers with white stripes

Description: man two

  • white
  • aged in his late 20s to early 30s
  • approximately 5 ft 7 inches tall
  • skinny build
  • wearing a black hoody with a grey zip and dark blue jeans

This was a nasty and unprovoked attack on a man as he cycled home. He sustained a broken cheek bone as a result and attended the Royal United Hospital for treatment.

– Detective Constable Rob Blake, of CID,

Police have carried out house to house enquiries in the area and have been looking into any potential CCTV footage.

They're appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

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