Man injured in Yorkley assault


A man suffered serious injuries when he was assaulted in Yorkley earlier this month and police are appealing for witnesses to help them establish what happened.

At about 5.30pm on Thursday 4 October the 40-year-old man became involved in an argument with two younger men outside Select and Save in Bailey Hill.

A fourth man arrived in a black car and assaulted the 40-year-old with a weapon which has been described as a “truncheon”.

The injured man sought medical help the following day and received treatment for injuries to his head, back and groin area.

The incident was reported to Gloucestershire Constabulary on Monday 8 October.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information which would help officers with their enquiries is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101 quoting incident 206 of 8 October.


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