UPDATE: Road closed following stabbing in Gloucester

January 5, 2015 10:53 AM

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UPDATE: Road closed following stabbing in Gloucester

POLICE were called to a report of a collision and stabbing in Gloucester this morning.

The incident happened in Pembury Road at 7.15am today (Monday 5 January).

A 44-year-old man has been taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with life threatening injuries.

A man has been arrested in connection with the offence and is currently in police custody.

These closures will apply for vehicles and pedestrians until further notice.

UPDATE: The police have since confirmed that the arrested man is a 49-year-old Gloucester man.

He was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody at this time.

Police also believe that the injured man and arrested man know each other and do not believe this to be a road rage type incident.

Source: stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk

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