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Man attacks two women in Northampton

Image of a suspect who attacked two women. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Two separate attacks on women in Northampton are thought to have been carried out by the same man.

Images of the suspect have been released following the latest incident on Monday when an 85-year-old woman was assaulted in a burglary in Westone.

In November a woman was sexually assaulted on The Racecourse park. Police believe the same man is responsible for both.


Hospital protest camp dismantled due to illness

A protest camp in the grounds of Stafford Hospital is being abandoned today, as some of the protesters have become ill.

The protest camp will be dismantled today almost 200 days after it was set up Credit: ITV News

The Save Stafford Hospital campaigners have been protesting about emergency surgery being moved to Stoke-on-Trent. NHS officials deny anyone will be at risk but the protestors disagree.

After a bitterly cold winter weather some in the protest camp have developed chest infections, flu and even pneumonia. The camp will be dismantled this morning, almost 200 days after it was set up.

The Save Stafford Hospital campaigners say they will carry on with their fight from a town centre office.

More: Stafford Hospital renamed in £250 million investment


Man charged with sexual assaults on buses in Leicester

A man has been charged with two counts of sexual assault on buses in Leicester.

The man, 67, is alleged to have attacked one woman on a bus between Loughborough Road and Holderness Road, Leicester, on 9 June at around 5.25pm.

The second incident is alleged to have happened on a bus between Charles Street and South Wigston on 25 September 4.05pm.

The man has been bailed to Leicester Magistrates' Court on 25 February.

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