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Man robbed in Hull park by man brandishing weapon

An investigation is underway after a man was robbed at knife point in a Hull park.

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It happened on Monday October 17 at 10.20am when the victim accidentally removed money from his pocket as he pulled out a drink, when he was approached by a man who threatened him with a bladed weapon before taking the cash and running off.

The robber is described as white, between the ages of 35 to 40, around 6ft tall, of slim build with untidy black/ grey hair. He wore a dark jacket with grey on the shoulders and dark cargo pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting crime reference number 2222228.


Pensioner, 88, fighting for life in hospital after collision

Police investigating a collision which left an 88-year-old woman fighting for her life in hospital, are appealing for witnesses.

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It happened at 9.40 am on the westbound carriageway of the A63 between South cave and North cave involving a red Hyundai and a red Massey tractor trailer.

The driver of the Hyundai was uninjured in the accident. The tractor driver and passenger received minor injuries.

The 88-year-old was a rear seat passenger in the Hyundai at the time of the crash and remains in Hull Royal Infirmary in critical condition.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call Humberside Police on 101 quoting log number 188 of 23 October 2016.

50-year-old man missing from Hull

Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who has gone missing from Hull.

Paul Hoodlass Credit: Humberside Police

Paul Hoodlass from Hessle Road has not been seen since Friday October 21.

He is described as white, around 6ft 2ins tall with a slim build, short grey shaven hair and a beard.

Police are urging Paul to get in touch to confirm he is safe and well.

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