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Two young women charged with wounding after person punched in nightclub

Two young women have been charged with wounding after a woman was punched in the toilets of a Sutton Coldfield nightclub.

Ellesse Strong, aged 21, and Kayleigh Procter, aged 20 - both from Castle Vale - were charged with wounding and bailed to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court on 1 April.

They were arrested in February after police released CCTV images following the attack which took place in the toilets of Rumour in the early hours of Sunday 28 December.

A 21-year-old woman was punched in her face and suffered cuts and bruises resulting in two black eyes and severe swelling.


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On February 5, a dog-walker was head-butted by a man with two huskies in Sutton Park.

Utility company apologises for brown tap water

South Staff Water has apologised to some customers Credit: Tim Goode/EMPICS Entertainment

A utilities company has apologised to customers who have reported brown water coming out of their taps.

South Staffs Water says an issue on the water network yesterday means that some people in Sutton Coldfield have found that their water supply is now discoloured.

The company advises anybody who is affected to run their cold tap for 15 minutes or until the water runs clear.

"We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

"Our staff and network partners have worked throughout the night to ensure the water supply to customers in Sutton Coldfield has been restored.

"It is possible some customers may still experience brown water. Customers are advised to run their cold water supply until the water runs clear.

– Rachel Barber, South Staffs Water's Director of Customer Services
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