Man arrested in connection to axe attack in Gaydon

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection to an axe assault at a property in Gaydon.

By Matt Elofson
Monday, 27th July 2020, 7:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th July 2020, 10:36 am

Warwickshire Police responded a report a man had been assaulted outside a property on Church Road in Gaydon, with an axe.

Specialist officers responded around 9.25am on Friday July 24 to the incident.

It is reported that a man approached the victim, a man in his 20s, and threatened him with what was believed to be an axe before hitting him to the chest.


Police arrested a 25-year-old man from Gaydon on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and seized an axe in connection with the incident.

The suspect arrested has since been released on police bail.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has CCTV or dashcam footage is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 114 of July 24.

The victim suffered an injury to his chest and was treated by the ambulance service. The victim was struck with the handle area of the axe.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent an ambulance to the scene in Church Road, Gaydon.

On arrival they discovered one patient, a man, who was treated for minor injuries and discharged at the scene.