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'Police incident' closes Lady Bay Bridge in Nottingham

General view of Lady Bay Bridge, Nottingham Credit: Google Street View

The A6011 Lady Bay Bridge in Nottingham is closed in both directions because of a "police incident" between A6520 Radcliffe Road and Meadow Lane.

The bridge has been closed by police since 2:30am this morning.

Loughborough Road, Radcliffe Road and Trent Bridge are expected to be much busier than usual this morning as traffic diverts.

Nottinghamshire Police said there is no estimate for when the bridge will reopen.

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Assault charge against Nottingham Forest player dropped

Prosecutors have dropped an assault charge brought against a Nottingham Forest footballer.

Jamaal Lascelles Credit: Jon Buckle/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Crown Prosecution Service said it had decided to discontinue proceedings against defender Jamaal Lascelles after in-depth analysis of CCTV evidence showed he was not responsible for the injuries to the victim.

The England under-21 player, who lives in Derby, had been charged with causing actual bodily harm at a bar in the city.

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Concern for missing 15-year-old from Nottingham

Police in Nottingham are appealing for help to find a missing 15-year-old girl.

Brandie Rowley has recently been living in Sheffield Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Brandie Rowley is originally from Nottingham, with link to the Meadows area of the city.

She has recently been living in Sheffield, but officers think there is a good chance she has returned to Nottingham.

The 15-year-old has links to Meadows in Nottingham Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Brandie was last seen yesterday afternoon, and police are concerned for her welfare and safety.

She is described as mixed race, 5ft 8ins tall and of medium build with dark red/brown hair which is normally tied up. She was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, high-waisted blue jeans and a black parka coat.

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