Two arrested after assault in Salisbury

Updates on the Duke Street incident

Two arrested after assault in Salisbury

Whiltshire Police and ambulance service were called to the incident at Alabare Place, Barnard Street, around 1.30pm, after reports that two men had been involved in a disorder.

Both men had suffered injuries and were taken to Salisbury District Hospital for treatment.

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Both men, who are aged in their 20s and 30s, were arrested on suspicion of Grievous bodily harm and taken to Melksham custody following their treatment.

They remain in custody this morning.

Insp Pete Sparrow said:

“I’d like to reassure residents that while news of this incident will no doubt be concerning, this was an isolated incident between two individuals who are known to each other and there is no wider risk to the public.”

Officers urge anyone with information who has not yet spoken to police yet to call 101 and quote crime reference number 54200060627.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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