A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old male sadly passed away last night following a stabbing in Cam yesterday.

Police were called to Cam Sports Club, on Everlands, at 1.20pm yesterday and the 17-year-old victim was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol where he sadly died.

The two 15-year-old boys and 20-year-old man who were arrested yesterday have been further arrested on suspicion of murder with custody extensions granted.

Stroud police confirmed the incident is now being treated as a murder investigation and reassurance patrols are taking place in the local area.

A spokesperson for Stroud police said: "Our thoughts are with the victim's family and friends at this sad time. They are currently being supported by specialist officers."

The investigation is continuing with a number of searches taking place and anyone who hasn't already spoken to police is asked to call 101 quoting incident 252 of 16 April or submit information here: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/