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January 9, 2019 2:21 PM Alex Hepburn trial: Cricketer in tears as he denies raping woman in teammate's bed

Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn breaks down in court as he tells jurors the alleged victim "enjoyed" having sex with him. Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn denies attacking the alleged victim after she had sex with England Lions batsman Joe Clarke following a night out in April 2017. Jurors have heard the woman - who cannot be named - believed 123

January 8, 2019 10:35 AM '20 Chelsea fans' sought after racial abuse and sexual assaults on train

Police say a group of 20 people shouted racist abuse and sexually assaulted women on a train in December. British Transport Police are looking for as many as 20 football fans who boarded the 6.22pm Great Western Railway service from London Paddington to Worcester on 22 December. They chanted "racially abusive comments in front of families and children" 128

October 18, 2018 7:31 AM Katy Daley-Mclean eyes 100th England cap after being named in squad

Former World Cup-winning captain Katy Daley-Mclean could win her 100th cap after being named in England's squad of 28 for the autumn internationals. Uncapped players Claudia Macdonald, Tatyana Heard, Carys Williams, Lucy Attwood, Ellie Mulhearn, Sarah Beckett and Ellena Perry are also included. England begin against USA on 9 November and also face Canada 64

October 8, 2018 11:39 AM 'Dock vaulting' rapist Bradley Tout arrested

A rapist who leapt from the dock and ran out of court after being convicted has been arrested. Bradley Tout, 20, was convicted of an attack on a teenage girl at Worcester Crown Court on Wednesday. Upon hearing the verdict, he "vaulted" from the dock and escaped, causing an officer from security firm GeoAmey to need hospital treatment. West Mercia Police 33

October 6, 2018 5:30 PM Search for kayaker missing after sea race off Dorset

An "extensive search" is under way for a kayaker who went missing during a race off the Dorset coast. Fifteen competitors were taking part in the event from Knoll Beach, near Studland, to Swanage. Dorset Police said Alistair Collier, aged 60 and from Worcester, was last seen at 12:00 BST near the start of the course. Coastguards said organisers raised 74

October 4, 2018 11:15 AM Manhunt for rapist Bradley Tout after court escape

A rapist who leapt from the dock and ran out of court moments after being convicted is being hunted by police. Jurors at Worcester Crown Court unanimously convicted Bradley Tout, 20, of an attack on a teenage girl, in December 2016. Upon hearing the verdict, Tout "vaulted" from the dock and was able to evade court officers during a chase. Security firm GeoAmey 58

August 27, 2018 11:01 PM Chef course ban on 3ft 10in teen as he’s a ‘health and safety risk’

A TEENAGER who stands 3ft 10in has been banned from a college cooking course as a potential “health and safety risk”. Louis Makepeace says he is being discriminated against due to his size after being refused a place at Heart of Worcestershire College. He was originally offered a place on the hospitality and catering course but says the college has backtracked 44

August 24, 2018 4:07 PM Woman charged over Worcester 'acid attack' on boy

A woman has been charged over a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy. The boy suffered serious burns to his face and arm at a Home Bargains store in the Tallow Hill area of Worcester on 21 July. Martina Badiova, 22, from Birmingham, is accused of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in court on Saturday. Six men including 44

August 7, 2018 6:08 AM Thief banned from every shop in Swindon

A thief was banned from entering any shop in Swindon after admitting a string of thefts, taking goods worth nearly £800. Billy-Joe Cosgrave, 21, who lives in Essex Walk in Walcot, pleaded guilty to eight charges of theft from shops between late May and mid-July. Five of the charges were for thefts from Wilkinson, which saw Cosgrave steal a fan, two mops, a microwave 46

July 25, 2018 2:19 AM Worcester 'acid attack': Five men are charged

Five men have been charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm following a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy. Three men from London, aged 22, 25 and 26, and two from Wolverhampton, aged 39 and 41, are due in court later. The boy suffered serious burns to his face and an arm at the Home Bargains store in Worcester on Saturday 47