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Woman seriously sexually assaulted at nature reserve

Wychall Reservoir Credit: Google Maps

Police are searching for a man who seriously sexually assaulted a 63-year-old woman at a nature reserve in Kings Norton.

The woman was approached by a man at Wychall Reservoir on 18 November. He asked her for a cigarette light but then grabbed her moments later, threw her to the ground and assaulted her.

The attacker is thought to be white and in his 30s or 40s. He spoke with a Scottish accent and was smartly dressed in blue trousers and black pointed shoes. Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.



The road is not expected to be fully open until late December Credit: Google Maps

A4040 Harborne Lane Southbound is closed due to a burst water main between Quinton Road and A38 Aston Webb Boulevard.

The Northbound carriageway has re-opened but the Southbound carriageway towards the new roundabout remains closed.

Repairs are expected to continue for several weeks with road not expected to be fully open until late December.


Weekend Picks: 'A Home Made Christmas'

Friday 2nd December - Saturday 3rd December: Birmingham

The Etsy Home Made Local Christmas Market returns for its second year at the Custard Factory in Birmingham this weekend and this time you will find them in the Market Hall.

All stall holders are members of the IDEAS Birmingham Group who have brought along a selection of handmade and vintage items for you to browse and buy from.

There are over 30 stalls attending over the 2 days covering handmade, vintage and craft supplies - Make it a day out.

London Midland train service suspended

London Midland train services suspended Credit: PA

London Midland have suspended local train services between Wolverhampton & Birmingham New Street.

It is down to overhead line damage between at Smethwick.

The metro tram system and local buses on the affected line are accepting customers with a valid train ticket.

The disruption is expected to last until the end of day.

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