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Dog with tumors dumped in Stoke-on-Trent

The dog was found abandoned Credit: RSPCA

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog with two big tumours was found abandoned in Stoke-on-Trent.

The white Staffordshire bull terrier, who has been nicknamed Bubbles, was found in Garsdale Crescent, Blurton, on Tuesday morning.

Bubbles has a tumour inside her mouth and another on the right side of her body. She is currently being treated and being kept comfortable at a veterinary practice.

She is a lovely, very friendly girl but is unfortunately riddled with tumours which obviously haven’t been treated. Sadly she is very poorly. We would like to find out more about where she came from.

– RSPCA Inspector Laura Bryant
Bubbles has two major tumors Credit: RSPCA

Anyone with information should call the RSPCA on 0345 123 8018.

Staffordshire Police appeal for help in daylight robbery

Police officers are appealing for witnesses to a burglary on Stone Road in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent.

The house had been empty since 8.45am that day and unknown offenders gained access to the property and removed a large LED TV and other electronic equipment.

Investigating officer, DC Simon Beardmore said the offence would have taken place in broad daylight on a busy road and it's likely that someone would have noticed a large TV being taken out of a house.

Anyone with any information is asked to ring 101 quoting incident 535 of 28 August.


Man dies in Stoke-on-Trent crash

A man died in a crash in Stoke-on-Trent in the early hours.

Paramedics were called to Mow Cop Road at around 5am to reports that a car had overturned. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

"There were no other occupants in the car.”

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