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Man left with serious injuries after alleged assault

Police have released an image of a man in his 70s after he was allegedly assaulted in Stratford-upon-Avon to help identify possible offenders.

Warwickshire Police is investigating what they say was an unprovoked assault on Friday 2nd September 2016 at approximately 10.15pm.

Credit: Warwickshire Police

The man was walking with his wife and dog along Summerton Way, when they were approached by two unknown men.

The victim is believed to have been assaulted by one of the men in an unprovoked attack in which he received serious facial injuries.

The suspect is described as a white man between 19 and 20 years of age, a slim build and approximately 6ft in height.

He's thought to have been wearing casual sports clothing and both men are believed to have exited the alleyway in the direction of Evesham Road roundabout.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to contact Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 112.

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Weekend Picks: Bug Hunt

The Big Bug Hunt: Sat 27th Aug (Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Credit: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

This Bank Holiday weekend families are invited to Anne Hathaway’s cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon to become a bug hunter.

Visitors will get the chance to explore the gardens and woodlands in search for wildlife, and learn more about their natural habitat.

The Big Bug Hunt at Anne Hathaway’s cottage is a fantastic family event.

It gives kids a chance to learn about nature in a fun and interactive way whilst allowing adults to unleash their inner child!”

– Paul Hatfield –Anne Hathaway’s cottage & gardens manager


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Weekend Picks: Royal Party

Right Royal Party: Sat 14th May (Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday party in Stratford-upon-Avon this weekend Credit: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

To coincide with Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday party at Windsor Castle this weekend, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust are putting on their own celebrations this weekend.

Visitors can enjoy the jazz corner in the gardens of Anne Hathaway's Cottage with 1920s music, traditional English games including a three-legged race and egg and spoon race.

There’ll be royal themed crafts in the family activities marquee as well as food from the BBQ.

"We hope many families will come and join us for this very special garden party to commemorate Her Majesty, The Queen's 90th birthday.

There will be events and activities for all ages to enjoy; period costume is very much encouraged!"

– Ruth Warner, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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