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Police search for man who was punched 30 times in the head

Police are searching for the victim of an assault Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

West Mercia Police are appealing for a victim to come forward following a serious assault in Worcester.

The male victim was attacked outside a nightclub in Lowesmoor at around 3am on Saturday.

It is believed the man was punched around 30 times to the head, and kicked twice. He did not want to speak to police or paramedics.

Police would like to trace the victim to check on his well-being. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is being urged to call police on 101, quoting incident 0097 of 3 October 2015.

Information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, via 0800 555 111 or their website.

Following the incident, a 23 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and later cautioned.


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Secret stowaway kitten found in plane hold taken on by rescue centre

A stowaway kitten discovered at Birmingham Airport aboard a shipment from Egypt has found refuge with a cat rescue group in Derby.

Cairo looks happy after 14 days of quarantine Credit: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

After the six-week-old cat, named Cairo, survived the long journey in the hold of an aeroplane, officers from Solihull Council Public Protection team out her into quarantine facilities.

After 14 days of observation, they had three choices - to send her back to Egypt; having her put to sleep; or keep her in quarantine for a further three-and-a-half months, at a cost of more than £1,000.

This is how Cairo looked when she was first found Credit: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

But Lina's Cat Rescue were contacted and said they would take full responsibility for costs and welfare during and after her quarantine period, which ends in December.

Also, after hearing about what happened, Emirates Airline also offered to cover the costs of the full quarantine process.

Once that period is over, the rescue home can begin searching for a new home for the cat.

The kitten can be re-homed after the full quarantine period is over Credit: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
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