These photos show the injuries suffered by a man who claims he was attacked by three teenagers and stabbed in Cirencester Abbey Grounds.
Jason Stratford said he was in the Abbey Grounds when he was attacked by the teens who attempted to stab him in the back, but his thick jacket protected him.
He said he was later taken to hospital to get his face glued, following the incident yesterday afternoon.
Jason said: “They tried to kill me the way they tried to stab me.”
A post on Facebook regarding the attack has been shared more than 700 times.
The Standard has contacted Gloucestershire Police for more information on the incident.