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Man with knife lunges at a dog walker in Cashes Green


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man lunged at another man with a knife in Cashes Green, Stroud.

At around 4.35am yesterday, Thursday 19 January, the man was walking his dog on Elm Road Playground in Cashes Green when another man lunged at him with a knife.

The incident took place at the top of Elm Road Playground while the man was walking his dog up to the cut through which leads to the public footpath joining Cashes Green Road to Humphreys Close.

The victim was uninjured and the man with the knife left the scene, running towards Cashes Green Road.

He was described as being white, around 5ft 8 to 5ft 9ins tall and aged approximately between 20 and 25.

He was wearing a plain black hooded top, a black mask covering the lower half of his face, black Adidas tracksuit joggers with white stripes near the ankle and grey trainers.

House to house enquiries have been taking place and police are now asking for anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any CCTV or doorbell camera footage of it to contact them.

The motive behind the incident is not known.

You can contact police by completing the following form and quoting incident 33 of 19 January: How to tell us about an existing case or report | Gloucestershire Constabulary 

You can also anonymously contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through their online form:

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