A 72-year-old landlord from Devon says he's lucky to be alive after an intruder broke into his pub and attacked him with an iron bar.
Godfrey Perkins from Tavistock was woken up in the early hours of Monday morning by the burglar. He escaped with minor injuries but police say he could have easily been been killed in the violent assault. Claire Manning reports.
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It will remain on the mild side for most. Minimum temperature 12 degrees.
Outbreaks of rain and strong winds will continue eventually clearing away to give a drier end to the night with clear spells.
A decision has been taken to suspend the Chief Fire Officer and Deputy Chief Fire Officer of Avon Fire & Rescue Service.