A woman has been attacked in broad daylight in her own back garden after disturbing an intruder.
Gemma Ball from Fenton in Staffordshire went to let her dogs out into the garden when she disturbed a man who kicked her pets before pulling a knife on her.
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Some will see further rain this evening, but the wet weather will gradually clear leaving a drier end to the night. Staying cloudy.
A further band of mostly light rain east across the region. Staying mild.
Early rain this morning, some afternoon brightness, Mild.