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A full and thorough investigation has been launched and a Hereford man arrested on suspicion of rape after an incident in the city yesterday afternoon (Thursday 19 November). Shortly after 2pm West Mercia Police received a report that a woman in her 20s had been approached by a man in the St James’ Road area and that she had been attacked and sexually assaulted. Officers were quickly in the area, searches were carried out and as part of our enquiries a 32-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of rape. He currently remains in police custody. Detective Chief Inspector Emma Whitworth said: Anyone with information should ring West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 340i of 19 November or report online under the Tell Us About section. Alternatively, information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A man in his fifties sadly died at an address in St John’s Court close to Hereford's Edgar Street football stadium on Friday evening just after 10pm A 43-year-old man from Hereford was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. This is an ongoing onvestigation and the police urge anyone with information to call 101 quoting incident 724i of 25092020 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Police were called at around 2am this morning (Saturday 26 September) to Cradley in Hereford, reports that a 69-year-old woman had been stabbed. The ambulance service attended but the woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A 40-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at this time. Detective Chief inspector Leighton Harding said: “Officers quickly made an arrest at the scene but enquiries are still ongoing and we are keen to speak to anyone with more information regarding this incident. “We would like to reassure the community that this is believed to be an isolated incident and there is no further risk to the public.” Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting incident 55i of 26092020 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111.