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The incident in which a Cannock sergeant received an eye injury in Rugeley last night took place at around 7.30pm.

A man, aged 34, is alleged to have discharged what is suspected to be an air weapon.

Last updated at 12:09

A police officer was injured when an air weapon was fired while he was on duty at an address on Wat Tyler Close in Rugeley.

A 34 year-old man from Rugeley was arrested and taken into custody.

The Sergeant from the Cannock Chase District Local Policing Team received an eye injury and was taken to hospital where the officer is still being assessed.

Last updated at 12:09

Officer injured while on duty in Rugeley. More to follow on this as we get it.

Breaking News: One of Wolverhampton's most wanted men has been arrested after a huge manhunt. Donavon Wilson, 19, was arrested in Derbyshire. Police are still searching for his alleged accomplice, Omari Maitland, who is wanted over a number of the offences and is pictured here.

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Prison worker Sam Turton, aged 28, is to appear in court accused of thefts at HMP Birmingham.

Turton, who had been employed at HMP Birmingham for over eight years, held the position of prison officer at the time of the alleged thefts.

Items recovered as part of the police investigation was found to have been that of HMP Birmingham prisoners which had been reported missing or stolen.

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Tributes have poured in for actress Lynda Bellingham today - did you meet her? Tweet us your memories to @expressandstar or email


Great news just in from West Midlands Police. Missing Chloe Scotford, 15, has returned home safe and well after going missing on October 3. A spokesman said: "Officers wish to thank everyone who shared their appeal."

Sad national news today - A teenager has died after she collapsed while playing in a football match.

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Today's most read story so far - A passenger died on a bus parked outside a police station as the driver waited inside for at least 20 minutes for an officer to respond.

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Keep those Halloween pictures coming in to Star Witness. We've just had this great one of Warwick Castle. Remember, we award £100 each month for the best picture.

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