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Police concerned for missing man's health

Sagir Akhtar Credit: West Midlands Police

Police are searching for a Coventry man who has been missing since Wednesday (21 September).

Sagir Akhtar left his accommodation in Coundon around 7pm and was last seen at a cashpoint on the Alvis retail park.

Mr Akhtar requires regular medication for diabetes and there are concerns for his health should he not receive insulin regularly.

Mr Akhtar is described as Asian, 5ft 7ins tall, medium build with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a grey and white striped top with blue jeans and a khaki jacket.


Coventry man charged with rape to appear in court

Coventry man charged with rape, assault and theft Credit: PA

A man will appear in court today charged with the rape of another man in Coventry.

It follows an alleged incident in the Roseberry Avenue area of the city on Thursday (15 September).

Unemployed Timothy Forsyth, aged 22, of no fixed address, will also stand accused of wounding and theft when he appears at Coventry Magistrates Court this morning (22 September).

Gmail down for users across the Midlands

Credit: ITV News Central

There are reports of outages of Gmail across the UK, with the popular email service reportedly down according to hundreds of furious social media users.

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