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Hull close to signing Spurs winger on loan - reports

Lennon could be on his way to Hull. Credit: PA

Hull boss Steve Bruce says the club are close to agreeing a loan deal for a Premier League player - reported to be Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon.

Bruce has made no secret of the fact he wants to recruit some fresh faces to counter the threat of relegation with particular emphasis on bolstering a forward line hampered by injury and inconsistency.

Bruce didn't name Lennon but admits Saturday's game at the KC Stadium may come too early for any potential new signing.

"It's always nice top bring one or two in if you possibly can to give everyone a lift in the squad and that's what we've been working on really hard in the last couple of days," said Bruce. "Let's hope we can get them over the line."

"I wouldn't have thought it would be done by Saturday if I'm honest. We are working in particular on a loan deal but I wouldn't think it's going to get done before 12 o'clock. I would like to say it would be but I really can't see it."

Lennon has struggled for game time under new Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.

Teen model left blind in one eye after bleach attack

A teenage model said she has been left blind in one eye after having bleach thrown in her face.

A 17-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of intentionally causing Victoria grievous bodily harm. Credit: Facebook/Toria Melody Smith

Victoria Smith, 17, who calls herself Toria Melody, was attacked after she left a party in Hull on Wednesday.

Humberside Police said a 17-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.

Writing on Facebook, the victim said: "One of my eyes is now physically impaired and I am blind in (it), I will most likely never receive my vision in my right eye again.

"The outer layer of my eyes are permanently damaged and my hair has turned green from the bleach and has fallen out at the front."

Miss Smith said she had previously been bullied and the attack had "100% set her back".

The female suspect was released on police bail pending further enquiries.


Man and woman arrested over baby death

The body of the newborn baby girl was found in a cycle path in Hull last night. Credit: Google Maps

A man and woman are being questioned by Humberside Police in connection with the death of a newborn baby girl whose body was found by a member of the public in a cycle path in Hull last night.

The child is believed to be less than a week old, the Hull Daily Mail reported.

A spokesman for Humberside Police said:

"Officers attended right away and closed off the scene in order for the body to be recovered and for initial inquiries to take place.

"Following initial inquiries, a man and woman were arrested in connection with the baby's death are are currently in custody."

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Baby's body found in Hull

Humberside Police have arrested a man and a woman after a baby girl's body was found in Hull last night. Police were called around 7.15pm by a member of the public who found the body on a cycle path at Rockford and Lamora Avenue, Hull.

Officers cordoned off the scene for inquiries and the body to be recovered. Detectives say following initial inquiries a man and woman were arrested in connection with the baby's death and are currently in police custody.

'Large area closed' as police probe Melton incident

Humberside Police released the following statement after one man died and another was injured in an incident in Melton:

Police were called to a residential property in the Melton Old Road area of Melton at around 1700hrs this evening following reports of a disturbance possibly involving a firearm.

On arrival, officers found one man at the address who had suffered serious injuries. He was treated at the scene by Paramedics but sadly pronounced deceased.

A second man was also found at the address having been injured however his injuries are not life threatening.

Following initial inquiries, three men were arrested in connection with the incident.

A large area around the scene at Melton Old Road remains closed at this time as officers conduct inquiries in order to establish the circumstances which lead to the incident.

I would advise the public to avoid the area at this time as there may be some disruption while the incident is cleared.

– Humberside police statement

Arrests after man dies in 'firearm' incident in Yorkshire

Three men have been arrested in connection with an investigation into the death of a man in Melton, Yorkshire following "a disturbance possibly involving a firearm" this evening, police said.

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