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Man left with facial injuries after stranger threw pool cue at him

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in a pub left one man with several fractures to his face.

It happened at The Dog and Duck on Mutley Plain in Plymouth around midnight on Saturday 10 September.

A 27-year-old man was sitting with friends in the pub when an unknown man threw a pool cue at him. The stranger then approached the victim, punching him in the face.

The victim sustained several fractures to his eye socket, jaw and cheekbone as a result of the attack.

Police are asking for anyone with information to call them on 101, or email


Pet ducks decapitated during burglary

Police have been going door to door in the area. Credit: PA

Pet ducks have reportedly being decapitated during a spate of burglaries in a village in Gloucestershire.

Sheds and garages were targeted at three homes in Newport, near Berkeley, on Sunday night. Thousands of pounds worth of property was taken.

  • 11:30pm - 8am: a shed burglary where offenders forced entry and stole a lawnmower, wheelbarrow and other power tools
  • 7pm - 7am: a garage burglary. Two large compressors and a bike were stolen
  • time unknown: a shed burglary. Bikes stolen, and offenders tried to break into a caravan. The victim reported that her ducks had been decapitated

Police conducted house to house enquiries in the area, and are asking people to follow their crime prevention advice.


Shaun the Sheep is baaaaaa-ck!

Shaun the Sheep creator Nick Park at the European premiere of the first film Credit: PA

Bristol based animators Aardman - and StudioCanal - have announced that Shaun and the flock are set to return for another big screen adventure in Shaun the Sheep Movie 2.

Shaun’s move to the big screen proved such a success with audiences around the world that he and the flock are very excited to be embarking on another big screen adventure. Aardman is partnering with StudioCanal once again to produce another rip-roaring comedy, featuring Shaun and the rest of the gang in a story that takes them to even greater heights of lunacy.

– David Sproxton, Aardman

The first fim, ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ directed by Mark Burton and Richard Starzak, grossed $106 million worldwide.

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