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Police release CCTV of attempted armed robbery suspect

Humberside Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with an attempted robbery at a newsagents in Grimsby.

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Police say the attempted robbery happened at a newsagent on Wednesday 2nd March on Lord Street in Grimsby.

The man threatened a female staff member with a knife but was chased out of the shop by the owner.

The suspect is described as white, around 5ft 8ins tall, medium to stocky build, in his mid to late 20s, with mousey brown hair and a short, scruffy beard.

Police appeal after car stolen and abandoned in Hull

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist witnessed car keys being stolen in Hull.

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The incident happened on Wednesday 24th February at 1:15pm on Preston Road.

A silver VW Golf was parked unattended with the engine running on the driveway when the keys were stolen. The car was then stolen a couple of days later and found abandoned on Bude Road.

Police are keen to speak to a cyclist who was passing at the time the keys were stolen from the car.

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Man wanted following attempted armed robbery in Grimsby

Humberside Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery of a newsagent in Grimsby.

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The incident happened at 11:30am on Wednesday 3rd March on Lord Street in Grimsby.

The armed man threatened a female staff member with a knife but was chased out of the shop by the owner. A knife has been discovered from the scene.

The man is described as white, around 5ft 8in, medium build, mid to late 20's, brown hair and short scruffy beard. He worse a black hooded jacket, black jogging bottoms, black trainers and a scarf over his face.

Two youths wanted after break-in at E-Cigarette Outlet

Humberside Police have released CCTV images following a break-in at an E-Cigarette outlet in Bridlington.

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Police say the suspects stole £40 worth of E-Cigarette liquid after a plate glass window was broken and the alarm was triggered.

The incident took place at 5:30am on Sunday 7th February at the E-Cigarette Outlet on the Promenade in Bridlington.

Both suspects are described as white males, aged between 13 -16 years old and between 5ft 5in and 5 ft 7in tall.

Hull City Council to launch 'Sugar Smart' campaign

Hull City Council is set to launch a 'sugar smart' campaign to promote healthier living for parents and children.

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The launch will include a cooking demonstration and activities led by Public Health England (PHE) around the hidden sugars in food at a primary school in the city.

They say the aim is to encourage parents and children to take control of their daily sugar intake.

The Sugar Smart campaign is part of the Change 4 Life initiative aimed at improving the health of the nation.

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43-year-old woman assaulted in Bridlington

Humberside Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in Bridlington.

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Police say the 43-year-old woman was assaulted as she was walking along Scarborough Road in Bridlington.

The victim was pushed from behind and then slapped one of the two men int he face. After the attack, both men ran towards Burstall Hill.

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday 31st January. The 43-year-old woman was left uninjured but very shaken.

Samurai sword stolen in Hull burglary

Humberside Police are appealing for information after burglars broke into a home in Hull and stole a samurai sword.

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Police say the incident took place between Monday 22nd January and Wednesday 24th January whilst the owners were away.

The sword is worth over £1000 and has a brown wooden sleeve, brown wooden handle braided tassels and brass fittings on the sleeve.

Two men wanted following robbery at elderly couple's home

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at an elderly couple's home in Grimsby.

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Police say the incident took place on Saturday 30th January at 8pm, as two men forced their way into the property.

The elderly man was restrained and the suspects demanded money from his wife. They left the home without taking any property but left the couple shocked and shaken.

The first suspect is described as white, 6ft tall and of slim build with a local accent. The second suspect is also white, 5ft 8ins tall and of a stocky build.

Council launches new smoking campaign

Hull City Council is launching a new campaign which will highlight the direct link between smoking and cancer.

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The aim is to highlight how smoking is linked with 16 different types of cancers.

According to figures released by the council, around 40 people in Hull die from conditions directly related to smoking every month.

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