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Teen arrested for attempt murder after quad bike rider left with brain injury

A 17-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a quad bike rider was thrown from his bike suffering life-threatening injuries.

Michael Bell Credit: South Yorkshire Police

It happened around 9.50pm on Sunday October 2, when one of two quad bikes riding along Sandringham Road in Doncaster, were involved in a collision with a car.

Michael Bell, 42, who was riding the quad bike was left with a serious brain injury.

A funding page called 'Mick Bell's road to recovery' has been set up on Facebook to raise funds for Michael and his family.


Doncaster MP Rosie Winterton sacked in Labour reshuffle

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Doncaster MP Rosie Winterton has lost her job in Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's latest reshuffle.

The 58-year-old, who was born in Leicester and went to university in Hull, has been Doncaster Central MP since 1997.

She has now been sacked after six years as Labour chief whip and replaced by Nick Brown, the MP for Newcastle East.

Police appeal after attempted abduction of 12-year-old boy

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Police investigating the attempt abduction of a 12-year-old boy in Doncaster have released an e-fit image of a man they’re trying to trace.

The incident happened at around 6.30pm on Friday 12 August.

Officers say the boy, who was walking along Church Lane, Tickhill, and then onto New Road, was approached by a man in a van and asked to get into the back.

The boy didn’t get into the vehicle and ran away. He was not injured during the incident.

Police have described the man as being white, in his 20s, with a spotty complexion, with dark-coloured hair and a big beard. He was reportedly wearing a work-style high-vis jacket, which looked dirty and old.

The van was described as being small and blue, with yellow stripes along each side and on the back. It was described as being ‘battered’ in appearance.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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