On Thursday the 16-08-12 at around 10.30 pm the male victim, aged in his early twenties, walked from the Cheltenham Railway Station along Charman Road carrying his laptop bag when he was set upon by four males. The victim managed to out run the assailants. Police patrolling the area saw the incident and arrested four males aged seventeen and eighteen years who were in possession of machetes. The same males are believed to have beed responsible for a kidnapping earlier the same day.
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