Arrest after assault in Salisbury city centre

Arrest after assault in Salisbury city centre

Published by Henrietta Creasey at 6:13pm 2nd March 2019. (Updated at 6:50am 3rd March 2019)

A man is being questioned on suspicion of GBH following an incident on Saturday (2nd March).

Police were called just after 2pm to an assault in the area of Winchester Street.

A man in his 30s was taken to Salisbury District Hospital by ambulance after suffering an injury to his hand.

A police cordon was set up outside the shoe repair shop Keith Acreman Services in Brown Street.

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An area outside a shop has been cordoned off by police.

Police vehicles were also present on Winchester Street.

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Police were called to reports or an assault around 2pm on Saturday 2nd March.


A man in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and is currently in custody in Melksham police station for questioning.

Wiltshire Police say enquiries are ongoing at the scene. 


Anyone with information about the assault should call 101 and quote log number 178 of March 2nd.

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