Arrest over alleged assault in badger cull zone

A man has been arrested in relation to an alleged assault in the Gloucestershire badger cull zone.

Officers from Gloucestershire Constabulary’s Operation Themis team arrested the 30-year-old from Bristol on suspicion of common assault.

It follows an incident at a farm in Bromsberrow Heath, Ledbury, at about 10pm on Monday (22 September).

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The man was being questioned at Cheltenham police station today (23 September).

The second year of the badger cull, part of government plans to eradicate bovine TB, started a fortnight ago in the county.

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