Police incident in Churchdown

Emergency services were called to the scene of an incident in Churchdown this morning.

Eyewitness said police vehicles and the ambulance service have been at the scene in Golden Vale.

It has also been confirmed that the police helicopter was called to the scene and forensic officers have been seen gathering potential evidence all morning.

Gloucestershire police said the activity is linked to a possible assault, but more details should be released soon.

A comment on the police helicopter’s twitter feed said: “We have been assisting Gloucestershire police with a search of the Golden Vale area of Churchdown this morning. Incident not related to the school. Apologies to staff for the distruption.”


Police have said their presence in Churchdown is linked to an assault in the early hours of this morning.

In a statement, they said: “It is believed an assault may have taken place at a flat on Golden Vale and a cordon has been put in place while enquiries continue.

“A cordon has also been put in place at a nearby car park.”


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