Police allowed more time to question a 40-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in his 60s

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Police are being given a further 36 hours to question the 40-year-old woman who has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 60s died after ‘his mobility scooter was stolen’ in the Cotswolds

Police have been granted an additional 36 hours to question a woman arrested on suspicion of murdering a man after an alleged robbery of his mobility scooter.

The victim, in his 60s, was found unresponsive and without his mobility scooter in the car park of a Tesco supermarket in Stroud, Gloucestershire, just before 6am on Sunday.

He was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital by paramedics but died later that day.

A 40-year-old woman was then arrested on suspicion of robbery and murder. The judges today gave Gloucestershire Police extra time to question them.

Police have been given more time to question a woman arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 60s died after an alleged robbery of his mobility scooter

Police have been given more time to question a woman arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 60s died after an alleged robbery of his mobility scooter

A mobility scooter believed to belong to the victim was found around 8am and abandoned almost two miles away on Bisley Old Road (pictured).

A mobility scooter believed to belong to the victim was found around 8am and abandoned almost two miles away on Bisley Old Road (pictured).

A spokesman for the force said: “Judges this morning issued another arrest warrant for a woman who had been arrested on suspicion of murder.

“It means the 40-year-old woman can remain in police custody for an additional 36 hours following her arrest in connection with the death of a man in Stroud over the weekend.

“Police were called just before 6am on Sunday with reports that a man in the car park of the Tesco supermarket on Stratford Road had been found unresponsive.

“The man, in his 60s, was found without his mobility scooter, which he uses for transportation.

“He was then taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital by paramedics and died the same day. His next of kin have been informed.”

Police believe the victim was the subject of a robbery and his mobility scooter, which he was using for transportation, was stolen.

The victim, in his 60s, was found unresponsive and without his mobility scooter in the car park of a Tesco supermarket in Stroud

The victim, in his 60s, was found unresponsive and without his mobility scooter in the car park of a Tesco supermarket in Stroud

A spokesman added: “The Major Crime Investigation Team is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and anyone with information that may assist is asked to contact police.

“Anyone with information about what happened is asked to contact police online by filling out the form below and quoting Incident 78 of January 22nd. You can also call the police on 101.

“Information may be submitted anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online.”

A Tesco spokesman said: “We are shocked and saddened by this terrible incident and our thoughts are with all those affected.

“We support the police in their investigations.”

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