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Father stabbed in face

West Mercia Police has launched an investigation after a man was stabbed in the face in Redditch.

Officers say the attack happened at around 02:00 on Saturday 1 August.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was walking from The Park Inn pub on Evesham Road towards Pool Bank with his son. He was left with injuries to the face and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The offender is described as white, with short brown hair and was wearing a fluorescent orange jacket.

Your photos: A fruitful morning

BBC Weather Watchers

Our local BBC Weather Watchers have been busy snapping photos this morning as well as letting us know the forecast from where they live.

Here are three from users Red Robin in Packwood, Warwickshire, J at Severn Ridge in Severn Stoke, Worcestershire and Neil in Alton, Staffordshire:

Red Robin
Severn Stoke
J at Severn Ridge

Barn fire breaks out overnight

A barn fire broke out overnight near Hereford.

Several fire crews were called to the farm in Hampton Bishop just before 01:00, the fire service said.

The fire
Hereford and Worcester Fire Service

It added no-one was hurt and by 05:00 it had reduced the number of crews to two.

The fire
Hereford and Worcester Fire Service

Cricket: Bears look to build first innings lead

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Warwickshire will resume today on 230-8 on day three of their Bob Willis Trophy game with Gloucestershire.

Matt Lamb
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The Bears edged into a narrow first innings lead of 20 yesterday with Matt Lamb top-scoring with 65.

While Worcestershire will be looking for quick wickets this morning when Glamorgan resume on 181-2.

The Pears made a massive 455-8 in their first innings and removed both of the visitor's openers before they fought back with a so far unbroken stand of 137.

You can follow coverage of the games on the BBC Cricket website.