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Helper hit in the face with glass
3:10pm Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
A GOOD samaritan needed eight stitches after he was hit in the face with a glass while trying to break up a fight.
The assault happened at Upton Sports Club, Old Street, Upton-upon-Severn, at about 12.20am on Sunday, September 8.
The victim was having a cigarette outside when he saw two people pushing and shouting at each other in the car park.
He separated them but was hit in the face with a glass and fell to his knees.
The man was hit several more times to his face as he tried to get up.
The 24-year-old suffered cuts and swelling to his left eyelid, and swelling to his right cheekbone and nose.
He was treated at Worcestershire Royal Hospital where he received eight stitches to the cuts above his eye.
A 17-year-old youth was arrested on suspicion of assault and released on police bail pending further inquiries.
DC Craig Osborne of Worcester CID said: “The victim sustained serious facial injuries requiring eight stitches and is lucky not to have been blinded in his left eye.”
Witnesses or anyone with information should contact DC Osborne on 101, quoting incident 16-S- 080913, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
A PARK home at Wheatfields Park, Callow End, was burgled between 7pm on Friday, September 6, and 6.51am the next day.
The intruder gained entry via a small UPVC window and made an untidy search of the premises.
It is not yet known if anything was stolen.
At about 11.15pm on the Friday a neighbour saw a man looking through her kitchen window.
He is described as a white male with a round face, wearing glasses with small lenses and a dark woolly hat, around five feet tall and about 25 to 30 years of age.
Police attended, but found no trace of him.
Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident number 0139 S 070913.
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