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Weather: Friday

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Cloudy with strong winds and further outbreaks of rain in the west.

The rain is likely to turn heavy at times through the afternoon, especially in the west, followed by clearer, colder conditions.

Brighter spells towards the east coast.

Maximum Temperature 10°C.

CCTV released after women assaulted in Gateshead

Police have released CCTV footage after a woman was assaulted in Hymers Court in Gateshead.

At 6pm on Tuesday 2nd February a 33-year-old woman was approached by a man and assaulted.

During the unprovoked attack the woman was pushed to the ground and kicked.

The woman wasn't seriously injured but was left extremely shaken.

Enquiries are ongoing and officers have released CCTV footage of a man who was in the area at the time of the attack and who they believe may be able to help with enquiries.

This was an unprovoked attack and we need to find who is responsible for this as soon as possible. Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team are carrying out extra patrols in the area this happened to reassure residents and carry out enquiries.

I'd urge anyone who knows who the man in the CCTV footage is to contact us straight away.

– Neighbourhood Inspector Lee Gosling

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Urgent appeal to find missing Selby man Daniel Mallows

*** UPDATE 2100: Daniel Mallows has been found safe and well

Missing Selby man Daniel Mallows Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are urgently trying to trace 34 year old Daniel Mallows from Selby.

He was last seen at his home in Fir Tree Close at 6.45am today, Wednesday 3 February.

Daniel is described as a white male, 5ft 10” tall, of very slim build with a pale complexion, short light brown hair and a full dark brown beard.

He will most likely be wearing shorts, trainers and a blue or black t-shirt style running top.

Officers are extremely concerned for Daniel Mallows' welfare and appeal to anyone with any information as to his whereabouts to get in touch as a matter of urgency.

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