Top ten web stories 19 - 25 September, 2014

CCTV stills of a teenager being attacked by a stranger after a night out in Blackpool, on Dickson Street on August 16, 2014
CCTV stills of a teenager being attacked by a stranger after a night out in Blackpool, on Dickson Street on August 16, 2014
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1. VIDEO: ‘It worries me that this man is out there’

“This person must be found...he cannot get away with this.”

2. UPDATE: Two charged after police hit with bottles in mass town centre fight

Police were pelted with bottles as hundreds of youths took to the streets in Blackpool town centre last night.

3. UPDATED: Two men arrested on suspicion of Paige Chivers murder

Two men are due to be quizzed by detectives on suspicion of the murder of missing Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers.

4. UPDATE: Four arrested after crash

Four people have been arrested after a car crash on a major route into Blackpool.

5. Barman suffers brutal injuries

These are the horrifying injuries a barman was left with after he was attacked by two men who had been refused entry into a Blackpool club.

6. Ice rink to close doors weeks after rival opens

The boss of a doomed Fylde coast ice arena today blasted Blackpool Council for approving plans for a rival rink less than three miles away.

7. UPDATED: Man remanded on Paige Chivers murder charge

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of missing schoolgirl Paige Chivers.

8. Neighbours in shock at nine-hour gun siege

Police swooped on a Blackpool street after a man fired a gun into a neighbour’s front door, sparking a nine hour siege.

9. UPDATE: Forensics teams investigate park sex assault

Forensic detectives are investigating after a young woman was sexually assaulted following a night out.

10. Police strike back against youth rioters

Police will flood into Blackpool town centre this weekend in a bid to prevent a repeat of the “appalling” riot which left three officers injured.