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Two people rescued from Mansfield house fire

Two people have been rescued from a house fire in Mansfield overnight.

Ladders were used to rescue them from the second floor of the property.

Nottinghamshire firefighters posted a picture on social media of the damage caused by the blaze.

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Masked man attempts to rob Mansfield bank

Police are appealing for information after a masked man attempted to rob a bank in Mansfield.

Credit: Press Association

The man thought to be in his early 20s went into a Lloyds Bank in Church Street and passed a note to a cashier demanding money. He left empty-handed and was caught on CCTV cameras running up White Hart Street.

It happened on Friday January 27 at around 2.40pm.

The man is described light skinned of mixed race origins, 5ft 7ins-tall, wearing dark clothing with a hooded top.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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