HERE are the cases heard at Worcester Crown Court this week.

A pensioner has denied a string of child sex offences alleged to have taken place in Worcester in the late 1970s and early 80s.

Lawrence Kember will face trial after he pleaded not guilty to all 14 counts when the charges were formally put to him at Worcester Crown Court on Tuesday.

The full story is here.

A dancer in a Worcester strip club is accused of attacking another dancer with a glass, pulling out chunks of her hair and leaving her with a dislocated shoulder.

Samantha Gavin is accused of the attack on Ella Eaton in Black Cherry in Lowesmoor, Worcester. The 44-year-old defendant of Lightoak Close, Redditch denied assault occasioning actual bodily harm inside the club on October 12 last year.

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A criminal was identified from DNA found on a beer bottle in a stolen car.

Ashley Keyte denied he had stolen the car from where it was parked outside a house in Inkberrow after car key burglary but admitted allowing himself to be carried in the vehicle.

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