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Girl, 14, hit by a car in Scarborough

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old girl was hit by a car in Scarborough.

The girl was hit on Princess Royal Park on April 14 at 9.15pm. She suffered a minor leg injury. The car involved was driven by a man in his thirties with a bald head and facial hair.

Police want to speak to the driver of the car.


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Tour de Yorkshire riders to be announced

The riders of the first Tour de Yorkshire are set to be unveiled today.

Former TDF winner Sir Bradley Wiggins is set to take part in the first Tour de Yorkshire Credit: Press Association

Former Tour de France winner and multiple olympic gold medalist Sir Bradley Wiggins has already confirmed that he will take part in the event, which starts in Bridlington next month.


Concern for missing Newcastle man

George Hunt

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing man from Newcastle. George Hunt, 20, from Fenham in Newcastle, is originally from Scotland.

Officers are concerned for his welfare and are keen for George, or anyone who has information about where he is, to contact them on 101.

Boycott "didn't affect" Newcastle performance

Newcastle United boss John Carver says a boycott held by fans during Sunday's home defeat at the hands of Tottenham "didn't affect" the players.

The Magpies were beaten 3-1 at St James' Park as thousands of supporters staged a boycott in protest against the club's owner, Mike Ashley.

Tyne Tees Weather - Monday

Cassop Pond nr Durham Credit: BRIAN GRAY

Cloudy at first with some fog patches possible, but soon brightening up to give a dry day with some sunny spells.

Winds lighter today - so an improvement for the coastline compared to the weekend. Feeling warmer than on Sunday with inland highs 13°C.

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