Police have asked for more time to question a teenager arrested in connection with an assault on a ten year old girl. She remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being found with head injuries on Teesside.
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Icy first thing and windy, with wintry showers lingering further south, especially at the coast. Brighter elsehwere
Emma brings you Saturday's forecast
Longest spell of winter so far. Bitterly cold with further wintry showers