Woman is arrested on suspicion of murder after man in his 60s died

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Woman is arrested on suspicion of murder after man in his 60s was found unresponsive in Tesco car park and later died following ‘robbery of his mobility scooter’ in Cotswolds

  • Police were called shortly before 6am yesterday for unresponsive man in Stroud
  • He was taken to hospital and died later that day. Next of kin have been informed

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 60s died following the suspected robbery of his mobility scooter in the Cotswolds on Sunday, Gloucestershire Police said.

Officers investigating the death of a man in Stroud, Gloucestershire, want to hear from anyone who saw a black mobility scooter being used in the early hours of yesterday morning, January 22.

Police were called shortly before 6am yesterday morning for an unresponsive man in the car park of the Tesco superstore on Stratford Road in Stroud.

The man, aged in his 60s, had been found without his mobility scooter which he uses as his mode of transport.

Officers investigating the death of a man in Stroud, Gloucestershire, want to hear from anyone who saw a black mobility scooter being used in the early hours of yesterday morning, January 22

Officers investigating the death of a man in Stroud, Gloucestershire, want to hear from anyone who saw a black mobility scooter being used in the early hours of yesterday morning, January 22

He was subsequently taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital by paramedics and died later that day. His next of kin have been informed.

It is believed that he was subject of a robbery and his mobility scooter was taken.

A woman from Stroud has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and murder and remains in police custody today, January 23.

Police are keen to hear from people who saw a black mobility scooter being used by anyone in the Paganhill area between around 2am and 4am yesterday. 

It is described as having four wheels, a basket on the front and arm rests.

A mobility scooter, which is believed to belong to the victim, was found by a member of the public later that morning, shortly before 8am, abandoned on Bisley Old Road in Stroud. 

Officers are in the early stages of a murder investigation which is being led by the Major Crime Investigation Team.

Investigating officers are asking for anyone who lives in the area to review their doorbell cameras and CCTV to see if they have any footage of the mobility scooter or it being driven which may assist the ongoing investigation.

Police are also keen to hear from any motorists who were driving in the area and may have dashcam footage.

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Anyone with information or footage is asked to contact police by completing the online form and quoting incident 78 of January 22.

You can also call police on 101.

Information can be submitted anonymously by calling independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online

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