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Woman knocked unconscious and robbed in Worksop park

Police are investigating after a woman was knocked unconscious and robbed at a park in Nottinghamshire.

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It happened at The Canch Park in Worksop yesterday afternoon. The woman was walking home when she saw three men drinking and another man lying on the ground who appeared to be unconscious.

She stopped to help him but was struck from behind. When she came round she discovered that her new mobile phone had been taken.

A60 closed in Worksop due to massive fire

More than 40 firefighters are battling a massive blaze at a recycling plant in Worksop.

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Around 500 tonnes of plastic are on fire at the Sandy Lane site.

Residents are being urged to keep doors and windows closed and people are being advised to avoid the area.

The A60 is closed in both directions and there are reports of traffic queues and congestion around the A57/High Grounds Road.

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Police given more time to question Rotherham murder suspect

Police have been given more time to question an 18-year-old man arrested in connection with the death of Rotherham teenager Leonne Weeks.

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The man was arrested on suspicion of murdering the 16-year-old on Monday 16 January.

Courts have today handed down an order allowing detectives to keep the suspect in custody for a further 24 hours.

A 26-year-old woman arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of assisting an offender, has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Woman bailed as investigation into death of Rotherham teenager Leonne Weeks continues

Leonne Weeks was found dead on Monday.

A 26-year-old woman arrested in connection with the death of Rotherham teenager Leonne Weeks has been bailed.

The woman was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of assisting an offender, in connection with the death of the 16-year-old. She was bailed last night as detectives continue with their enquiries.

Leonne’s body was found by members of the public on a pathway just off Lordens Hill, Dinnington, on Monday at around 10.55am. She died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

An 18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

Anyone with information that could assist with the investigation should call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or 101 quoting log 256 of January 16.

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