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SuffolkNews Podcast: Manhunt after attempted sex attack in Elveden, police bravery award and family's heartbreak after Niall Kavanagh death



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In today's podcast we discuss a family's anguish over the death of a teenager, they described as brave and kind.

Niall Kavanagh, 19, who was brought up in Newmarket, was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital last month after weeks of feeling unwell.

He was found to be suffering from a highly aggressive tumour, which proved to be fatal, and he died on November 1.

A good Samaritan has spoken of the moment he and others helped a young woman who was knocked unconscious while jogging following an attempted sex attack.

Tony Gearing was the second of four members of the public to stop and help the victim following an assault along a footpath in Elveden.

A Manhunt is under way with police superintendent for West Suffolk, Janine Wratten, telling SuffolkNews every line of inquiry was being explored.

A Suffolk police officer has been nominated for a bravery award after pulling a drunken man to safety after he ran onto the A14.

PC Chris Clark has been praised for his 'cool-headed professionalism' in handling the ordeal, which took place on June 19.

The officer was called to reports of a broken-down vehicle on the hard shoulder, moments later, the drunken man ran onto the carriageway - causing PC Clark to enter the lanes of traffic and retrieve the man.

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