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Man arrested in Scunthorpe raid

A man's in custody following a police raid at an address in Scunthorpe.

Humberside Police
Humberside Police

Officers went to Pryme Road in the town around 1.30pm today.

Suspected cannabis and drugs paraphernalia were seized from the property.

The man was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.

This is the latest in a series of warrants that we have been doing in Scunthorpe. We understand the impact that drugs, and the associated crime that often comes with them, can have on a community and we will not stand for it.

Sgt Will HarrisonHumberside Police

Stuck railway crossing barriers cause traffic delays

People are being asked to avoid a Hull road after the railway crossing barriers have become stuck.

Walton Road

The barriers, between Spring Bank West and Walton Street, are stuck down, police say.

Network Rail are working on the problem but there are significant delays.

A&E asks people to stay away unless a 'genuine emergency'

Members of the public are being asked to stay away from A&E at Hull Royal Infirmary unless it is a genuine emergency, with the hospital saying it is facing "intense pressure" due to increased demand.

An A&E sign
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Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust say about 35 people have attended the department every hour since 10:00 this morning, many of whom could have been treated elsewhere.

Teresa Cope from the trust said: “We are seeing scores of people streaming through the doors of our Emergency Care Area, forcing us to move our doctors and nurses from other areas to cope with the demand.

“This increase in demand is not sustainable and we require people to think twice before coming here.

“If you come to Hull Royal with anything other than a genuine emergency, be prepared to wait hours and hours to be seen.”

Watch: Monday's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Lisa Gallagher

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

It will be a dry and fine day today with temperatures up to 18C in places.

This evening there will be clear skies and lots of sunshine and it should stay dry overnight.