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Will 'face-down' restraint be banned?

Video. A mental health charity say thousands of patients are having their lives put at risk because staff are routinely pinning them face down on the floor.

New figures obtained by 'Mind' show a huge variation between trusts in the South in the use of 'face-down' physical restraint. Fred and Sangeeta have the details.

Click here for a report on mental health trusts in your area.

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Description of knife-point robbery suspect

The offender is about 6ft, and was wearing black clothing and had his face covered. He turned left after leaving the shop.

Anyone with any information should contact Det Sgt Homes via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101. If you don't want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Police appeal after knife-point robbery at bookmakers

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a knife-point robbery in Banbury last night. Just before 10pm, a man entered Corals bookmakers in the Ruscote Arcade, went up to the counter, and threatened the staff member with a knife, demanding cash from the till.

The assistant opened the till and handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, and the man ran out of the shop.

The assistant was not injured but he was left shaken and upset.

Police appeal for witnesses to nightclub assault

Anyone with any information about the incident should contact Det Sgt Homes via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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Police appeal after man has ear bitten off in nightclub

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a man had his ear bitten off in a nightclub in Banbury in the early hours of this morning. At about 12:30am, a 19-year-old was on the dance floor in the Sound Exchange, talking to a woman, when he was hit on the head several times.

During the assault, part of his left ear was bitten off. The victim was taken to the JR2 Hospital where he is getting treatment for his ear injury.

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