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Police want to track down the person responsible for deliberately stabbing a cat with a large kitchen knife in Swindon.
It was found in Spindle Tree Court, Pinehurst this morning sat amongst bushes, with a knife handle clearly seen sticking out of its back.
Despite this, the it was still able to move around.
After police caught the cat, it was confirmed that a large, nine inch knife had deliberately been driven through its shoulder.
It would appear that this poor cat has been deliberately stabbed... The knife blade was approximately nine inches long with a two inch brown handle and was dragging along the floor as the cat moved.
The cat is currently recovering at the local vet, where it was sedated and the knife was removed.
Unfortunately, the cat is not chipped and police are appealing for help to track down the owner.
The number of people donating blood has fallen dramatically across the region. The blood supplies are essential for the health service to save lives, so a campaign has been launched to find a new generation of blood donors.
Figures released by the NHS Blood and Transplant service show fewer than three per cent of us donate regularly. As Caron Bell reports, the organisation hopes more young people will come forward.
Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault that took place in Old Town, Swindon in the early hours of Friday 17th April 2015.
A 30 year old man was seriously assaulted leaving him with lacerations to his head that required 22 stitches. The victim was found by a member of the public in Chandler Close and reported being assaulted by a number of people whilst at a house party.
The victim had been in The Sir Daniel Arms some hours before the assault occurred and had met two men in the pub.
The men were unknown to him and the victim recalls leaving the pub with them and ending the evening at a party where it is believed he was assaulted.
The men in the photo are not believed to be suspects in the assault however they may hold vital information and Police are appealing for them to come forward and assist in our enquiries.
Result just in from Swindon North where the conservatives have held the seat.
Justin Tomlinson has won the seat for the Tories.
Honda is investing over £200 million in a new Civic model - which will be made at the car manufacturer's plant in Swindon.
Over 3,000 people are employed at the factory, which will produce an estimated 120,000 cars a year.
The investment will secure thousands of jobs at the Swindon plant, which saw hundreds of job losses last year.
A lorry has struck a railway bridge on Wootton Bassett Road, blocking the road.
There is currently congestion on the A3102 Wootton Bassett Road to B4553 Tewkesbury Way / B4006 Great Western Way / Mannington Lane (Mannington Roundabout) and on A3102 Wootton Bassett Road to A4289 Kingshill Road / B4289 Westcott Place.
Network Rail says a team of engineers is currently on site assessing whether any damage has been caused.
Trains between Bristol Parkway and Swindon may be delayed by up to 15 minutes because of a vehicle striking a bridge.
Wiltshire Police have charged a man with assault and battery following an attack on a PCSO in Swindon on Friday 5th December.
Christopher Reynolds, 45, of Crawford Close, Freshbrook, Swindon, has been charged with two counts of assault and one count of battery following the incident in Havelock Square, Swindon.
Christopher Reynolds was granted bail and will appear at Swindon Magistrates Court on Wednesday 31st December 2014.
Wiltshire Police have confirmed that Jessica Horton from Swindon has been found safe and well.
The 14-year-old was found in Newbury a short time ago and is safe and well, officers said.
Major roadworks at Swindon are testing the patience of the travelling public.
The situation has been made worse by a mass of roadworks, ironically being carried out to solve congestion. Katie Rowlett reports.