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Man arrested over death of 16-year-old girl

Man arrested over death of 16-year-old girl Credit: PA

Nottinghamshire Police have arrested a 23-year old man in connection with the death of a 16-year old girl at an address in Newark.

Officers were called to the address in Pierson Street, Newark at around 12.10am this morning (24 July).

Ambulance crews attended to try to resuscitate the girl who was taken to Nottingham's Queens Medical Centre. She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at hospital.

The 23-year old man remains in police custody pending further enquiries. The girl's death is currently being treated as unexplained.

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Man arrested over death of Newark teenager

A 23-year old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 16-year old girl in Newark.

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Emergency services tried to resuscitate the teenager who was found at a house in Pierson Street in the market town at around 12.10am this morning. She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at hospital.

A 23-year-old man arrested remains in police custody. The girl's death is being treated as 'unexplained.'

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Weekend Picks: Nottinghamshire County Show

Nottinghamshire County Show: Sat 14th - Sun 15th May (Newark Showground, Nottinghamshire)

Organisers hope it’ll be the biggest County Show yet Credit: Anna Draper

The 133rd Nottinghamshire County show takes place this weekend.

Organisers hope it’ll be the biggest one yet celebrating the best of Nottinghamshire, from best produce and trade to livestock including the popular Sheep Show.

The show offers a variety of things to see and do including a music marquee, extreme sports, cookery demonstrations, a field gun display and urban free runners.

“There really will be something for everyone- it’s the first year we have secured the free runners which is high octane entertainment, we’re working on a new treasure trail for the children and many eclectic music performances to entertain the crowds.”

– Jayne Olney, Show Manager

For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.nottinghamshirecountyshow.com

Calls for action over man arrested after fighting IS

Supporters of a man who left Britain to go and fight the so-called Islamic State, are calling for all criminal proceedings against him to be dropped.

Aiden Aslin, from Newark in Nottinghamshire, flew out to Syria last year to go and fight alongside Kurdish forces.

He was arrested when he returned to the UK last month.

Today campaigners held a demonstration, demanding he face no further action.

Phil Brewster reports:

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Protest over charges against Syria fighter from Newark

Aidan Aslin Credit: ITV News Central

A demonstration will be staged later today by campaigners calling for the authorities to drop criminal proceedings against a man from Newark who fought against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

22-year-old Aidan Aslin was fighting alongside Kurdish forces last year.

He was arrested upon his return to the UK in February, but campaigners are calling for him to be released from bail and to face no further action.

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Woman missing from Newark may be in Cleethorpes

Molly Edge hasn't been seen since 11 February Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police believe that a woman missing from Newark might be in Lincolnshire.

Molly Edge has not been seen since 12.10pm on 11 February 2016 in the area of Farndon Road, Newark. She was believed to be making a shopping trip to Newark Town Centre and also has contacts in the area of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.

Officers understand that Molly requires medication and are worried that she may not have this with her.

Molly is described as white and of medium build. She has very short shaved, mousy brown hair. She was last seen wearing a blue denim jacket, a grey jumper with motif ‘BIRCOTES’ written across the front, blue denim jeans and blue shoes.

Man has part of ear bitten off in Newark pub

The incident happened on the early hours of Sunday Credit: PA

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had part of his ear bitten off in a pub in Newark.

Officers were called to the White Hart in Market Placein Newark, at about 2.30am on Sunday.

He also suffered an injury to his shoulder in the incident which happened on the pub’s dancefloor.

He was taken to Lincoln County Hospital and has since been discharged.

Officers investigating the attack are urging anyone who saw anything to call 101.

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