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Appeal for witnesses after man dies following assault in Leamington

Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a man has died from his injuries following an assault in Leamington Spa in the early hours of this morning.

The street where the assault is believed to have taken place. Credit: Google Street View

At approximately 1am an altercation was believed to have taken place between two groups of people outside the front of Moo Bar on Russell Street (between Warwick Street and Clarendon Avenue).

At 1.20am, a man in his twenties was then assaulted on Russell Street. He sustained serious head injuries.

The man was taken to hospital by ambulance, where he later died.

Specialist officers will be supporting the family at this time.

Two 30 year-old men, both from Birmingham, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any information. Please call police on 101, quoting incident number 26 of 10 April 2016.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via their website.


Police appeal for missing Bedworth man

43-year-old Adrian Turner has been missing since Boxing Day Credit: Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police are growing increasingly concerned for the well-being of a missing 43-year-old man from Bedworth.

Adrian Turner has not been seen since 9:30am on Boxing Day at his home address on Silk Weavers Way.

He said he was going to Sainsbury's on Coventry Road in Exhall however Adrian was not picked up on CCTV at the store.

Adrian is described as white, 5'7" tall with short brown hair and was last seen wearing a black jacket, grey t-shirt, and jeans.

He has links to the Birmingham area.

Adrian has been missing for some time and his family are concerned about him. We are following up a number of lines of enquiry to try and establish what has happened to Adrian.

I would be interested to hear from anyone who might have seen Adrian in Bedworth on Boxing Day, and I would appeal for Adrian or anyone who knows where he is to get in touch so we can establish that he is safe.

– Inspector Andy Reynolds

His family have said that is totally out of character for Adrian, and they are becoming more concerned for his safety and welfare.

If you have seen Adrian or have information on his whereabouts please call Warwickshire Police on 101.

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