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Woman seriously injured after crashing into tree

A woman was seriously injured and had to be cut free from her car after crashing into a tree in Worcestershire this morning.

The crash happened in Wythall at around 7.30am Credit: ITV News Central

The driver, in her 20s, was trapped after the smash in Druids Lane, Wythall, at around 7.30am.

She was treated for serious head and chest injuries and was taken to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment.

The hospital was alerted to the seriousness of her condition ahead of her arrival.

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Police search for stolen Kidderminster puppy

Peaches was stolen on September 30 Credit: West Mercia Police

Police are appealing for the public’s help after an eight week old puppy was stolen from a property on Cherry Orchard in Kidderminster.

The theft happened between 8.30am and 10.30am on September 30.

The puppy, named Peaches - a Rottweiler and Bull Mastiff crossed breed - was stolen from the property, which was locked and secure.

Peaches is described as brown with black fur down her back.

The puppy was stolen from her home in Kidderminster Credit: West Mercia Police

Tiny kitten halts traffic after dodging cars at rush-hour

A tiny kitten has brought traffic to a standstill after dodging the cars on a dual-carriageway at rush-hour.

Tiny kitten Axle was found hiding inside the underneath of a Range Rover Credit: @MalvernCops

The kitten, which police have now appropriately named Axle, was found tucked inside the underneath of a Range Rover at around 9am on the A40 in Malvern, Worcestershire.

An appeal has now been launched to find its owner.

Man who abused young boys for 4 years begins jail term

A man who sexually abused two young boys for four years is today beginning a 16 year jail sentence.

Jason Cresswell Credit: West Mercia Police

Jason Cresswell, who's 43 and from Blackpole in Worcester, pleaded guilty to several charges dating back to the 1990s.

The victims, both adults now, reported the offences in February 2013 and we began a lengthy investigation, which took a huge amount of time and effort to get to the point where Cresswell has finally been brought to justice. I hope this will encourage other victims to speak out in order to gain the justice they deserve and ensure that dangerous sex offenders are prevented from offending again.

– Detective Inspector Andrew Price

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