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Man arrested in connection with Salisbury sexual assault

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A 23-year-old man has been arrested after a woman was sexually assaulted in Salisbury.

It happened just after midnight in Hudson's Field on 19 May.The 30-year-old woman is getting support from specialist officers.

The suspect has been questioned and released pending police enquiries.

Wiltshire Police have renewed their appeal for information.

Man hit on head in Salisbury street robbery

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A man in his 30s is being questioned by police after another man was hit on the head and robbed in Salisbury.

The attack happened 17 August, in Bedwin Street at the corner of Endless Street, when he was approached by a man who hit him with an unknown object.

He ended up with a gash on his head, which was dealt with by paramedics at the scene.

The offender then stole some money and made off towards Salt Lane. It is believed the victim and offender are known to each other.

The suspect is being held on suspicion of robbery and possession of a class A drug as part of their enquiries.

He has been released on conditional bail while enquiries continue - police are appealing for witnesses.

Friday morning's BBC radio headlines

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Radio Bristol: The landlady of the last pub in Lawrence Weston in Bristol says she's been told it has to close in a few weeks' time. Beverley Gardner-Ponting has run the Giant Goram for the past four years, but says she's been told the pub has been sold off and could be demolished.

BBC Gloucestershire: Waste is currently being diverted to landfill after technical problems at Gloucestershire's new incinerator - near junction 12 of the M5. It's after issues were detected during testing. Deliveries to the site will resume next week.

BBC Somerset: A national review into hospital food is set to be chaired by the former head of the Hospital Caterers Association for Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Philip Shelley. It comes following the deaths of six people due to a listeria outbreak.

BBC Wiltshire: Last night, the emergency services made sure they're prepared for the holiday weekend getaway as they simulated a real-life emergency at Honda's test track in Swindon.