Man injured in metal bar assault in Gloucestershire

A 36-year-old man has been treated in hospital after he was attacked with a metal bar in Gloucestershire.

Police believe he was the victim of an attempted robbery at Watermoor Road, Cirencester, at 19:45 BST on Saturday.

He suffered injuries to his head, back and legs during the attack by a man who was in his 20s and around 5ft 9in.

Inspector Jon Smith said: "Offences of this nature are uncommon in the area and this incident is being treated very seriously."

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