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Boy air-lifted to hospital after 25ft fall from tree

A boy has been air-lifted to hospital after falling from a tree in Worcestershire yesterday afternoon.

The West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Abbey Park in Evesham just before 1.30pm.

A spokeswoman from the service said they were called to reports of a boy, believed to be about 8-years-old, falling about 25 feet from a tree.

He was treated for a fractured leg, and potential pelvic and abdominal injuries.

The casualty was given pain relief at the scene and fully immobilised before being airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

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Police car rammed before dramatic high speed chase

The car carrying the four people who were arrested after a police car was rammed Credit: Twitter: @K999Cops

Four people have been arrested after a police car was rammed in Wychbold in Worcestershire.

Police say the blue vehicle had previously been stolen in a burglary, and sped away after the collision.

The stolen car ended up hitting a wall and the four occupants were arrested Credit: Twitter: @K999Cops

Then followed a high speed chase but the blue vehicle ended up hitting a wall and four people inside were arrested.

Writing on the North Worcestershire Police Twitter account, the force said:

"Thankfully no officers or suspects hurt in the during the earlier pursuit!"

Baby elephant born at West Midlands Safari Park

The baby elephant weighed 100kg when he was born Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

Head Elephant Keeper, Andy Plumb, said:

"This really is fantastic news, the baby is absolutely perfect - just like his mother - and both are fine. The birth was an uncomplicated one and Five clearly adores her new baby. We are all absolutely over the moon that mum and baby are doing well.

The baby elephant does not yet have a name Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

First ever baby elephant born at West Midlands Safari Park

The calf is the first ever to be born at the safari park Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

The first ever elephant has been born at West Midland Safari Park in its 41 year history.

The baby boy does not yet have a name Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

The baby boy was born on Monday 5th May, after a 22 month pregnancy for mother Five - and weighed 100kgs!

He weighed 100kg when he was born Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

The male calf is yet to be named, and is only the second calf to be born in the world, following artificial insemination using semen that had been frozen and stored in a French laboratory, after it had been taken from a wild elephant.

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More pictures of baby elephant born weighing 100kg!

The baby elephant was born on Monday May 5 at 5:30pm Credit: West Midland Safari Park

These are some of the first pictures to be released of the first ever baby elephant to be born at the West Midland Safari Park.

The calf arrived at 5.30pm on Monday 5 May, after a 22 month pregnancy for his mother 'Five'.

The calf is yet to be named by keepers at the safari park in Bewdley. Credit: West Midland Safari Park

Hew was born through artificial insemination using semen that had been frozen and stored in a French laboratory, after it had been taken from a wild elephant.

First baby elephant for Safari Park in 41 year history

The first ever baby elephant to be born at West Midlands Safari Park Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

The first ever elephant has been born at West Midland Safari Park in its 41 year history.

The baby boy was born on Monday 5th May, after a 22 month pregnancy for mother Five - and weighed 100kgs!

The male calf is yet to be named, and is only the second calf to be born in the world, following artificial insemination using semen that had been frozen and stored in a French laboratory, after it had been taken from a wild elephant.

Head Elephant Keeper, Andy Plumb, said:

"This really is fantastic news, the baby is absolutely perfect - just like his mother - and both are fine. The birth was an uncomplicated one and Five clearly adores her new baby. We are all absolutely over the moon that mum and baby are doing well.

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