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Robber steals cash from Rugby McDonald's

London Road in Rugby Credit: Google Maps

A man walked into a branch of McDonald's yesterday before jumping over the counter and demanding staff open the safe.

It happened at around 11:30pm last night at the restaurant on London Road in Rugby.

The robber cleared out the safe and then made off on foot across the A45.

Nobody was injured but police are asking witnesses to come forward.

The robber is white, of a medium build, in his early to mid 20s, 5 foot 6, with his face covered. He was wearing dark clothing, a black padded jacket, jeans and trainers.

Baljeev search police: 'A very difficult six months'

Warwickshire Police have issued the following statement after the body of missing Baljeev Johal was recovered from the River Leam in Rugby.

The 24-year-old, from Nottingham, had been missing for six months.

“Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time, we ask that they are given the time they need to grieve in peace. Warwickshire Police and the family would like to extend our thanks to the community and all who have been involved in the investigation to find Baljeev for their continued support over what has been a very difficult six months.

– DI Jason Downes, Warwickshire Police
Baljeev Johal Credit: Warwickshire Police

Body of man missing for six months found in river

The body of a man who has been missing for six months has been recovered from the River Leam in Rugby.

Baljeev Johal Credit: ITV News Central

24-year-old Baljeev Johal, from Nottingham, was reported missing on 5 October 2014 from Ryton-on-Dunsmore.

His body was found on Monday 6 April, a day after the six month anniversary of his disappearance.

Baljeev Johal Credit: Warwickshire Police

He and his parents had been at a pre-wedding celebration in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, but when they went to leave, Baljeev's father said there was a brief argument about who would drive home, and Baljeev walked off.

His disappearance was described as 'completely out of character'.

21,000 tickets sold for Wasps v Leicester Tigers

Wasps have today announced they have already sold over 21,000 tickets for ‘The Stinger’ - the Club’s end of season battle against Leicester Tigers on Saturday 9th May.

It is a potentially massive game for both sides with vital spots in the Aviva Premiership table resting on the result Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

It is a potentially massive game for both sides with vital spots in the Aviva Premiership table resting on the result.

As part of the day Wasps also plan to distribute 15,000 Ashley Johnson wigs for fans to masquerade as the Ricoh Arena favourite.

The wigs form part of a charity campaign to raise money for Wasps Academy’s charity partner, the Brain Tumour Charity.

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Warwick aim for third consecutive U15 rugby title

Warwick School's under 15 rugby team are to defend their title in the final of the NatWest Cup at Twickenham today.

Warwick are to defend their title in the final of the NatWest Cup Credit: ITV News Central

They play Queen Elizabeth Grammar School from Wakefield, whom they beat 17-0 in last year's cup.

If successful, they will take home their third consecutive title from the nationwide competition.

Around 500 schools took part in this year's competition.

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