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GAV’S WEATHER: EASTER FORECAST

There’s hardly any cloud to speak of across the country, with some small isolated coastal showers for Northern NSW and South East QLD. The low in the Coral sea is set to be slow moving as it tracks back to the north, with most of the nation set to experience another dry day. There’s a weak southerly that will move in across the Central Coast and Newcastle region, mostly producing cloud with the chance of showers minimal. Apart from a few drops across the Northern Rivers and the Gold Coast, it will be a fine Easter long weekend.

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MAN CHARGED OVER INDECENT ASSAULTS

A 51-year-old man has been charged with indecently assaulting two teenagers on the Central Coast last year. The man was arrested at a business in Erina on Thursday afternoon, and charged with the assaults which occurred in August and November last year. Police will allege a 16-year-old girl was assaulted while she was employed at an Erina business, while a 17-year-old was assaulted after she sought work at the business. He was granted bail to appear in Gosford Local Court on Tuesday.

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MAN ELECTROCUTED ON CENTRAL COAST RAIL LINE

A 23-year-old man has been killed, when he was electrocuted near a Central Coast railway station overnight. Emergency services were called to Niagara Park Railway Station around 2am, following reports a man had been electrocuted. Initial reports suggest the man was inside the rail corridor and came into contact with electrical equipment. Three other men were arrested, however they were all released pending further inquiries.

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NINE INJURED IN HUNTER VALLEY HOT AIR BALLOON CRASH

Nine people have been injured in a hot air balloon crash in the Hunter Valley. The incident occurred near Macdonald Road and Broke Road at Pokolbin at around 8 o’clock this morning. Two patients have been taken to John Hunter Hospital, while the remaining seven are being treated in Cessnock Hospital. It’s understood their injuries include broken bones and spinal injuries. The circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation.

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GAV’S WEATHER: EASTER LOOKING GOOD

There’s hardly any cloud to speak of across the country. Some small isolated coastal showers for Northern New South Wales and south east Queensland  will continue. The low in the Coral sea may form back into a cyclone as it tracks back to the north. This system is generating some nice swell for the Gold Coast and northern New South Wales coast. Apart from a few more showers over the Northern Rivers and the Gold Coast region it will be a fine start to the Easter long weekend with hot summer like conditions inland. This forecast will remain the same over the Easter break.

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POLICE RELEASE CCTV IMAGE FOLLOWING ARMED ROBBERY

Police have released an image of man they want to talk to following an armed robbery at Glendale. Just after 7pm on Tuesday, a man entered a fast food restaurant on Main Road, with his face covered and armed with a knife. Police say he threatened an employee, a 17-year-old girl, and demanded money from the register. He fled with cash. The man in the image is described as being of Caucasian appearance, approximately 183cm tall, with a skinny build. He is seen wearing a black jumper and light-coloured long pants. Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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FEARS FOR MISSING NEWCASTLE MAN

A search has resumed in bushland near Lake Macquarie for a missing Newcastle man. Mitchell Hancock was last seen leaving his home on Clarence Road, New Lambton, about 3am on Tuesday. The 31 year old is believed to be driving a Blue Holden Berlina with NSW registration BRB26U. Police and his family have serious concerns for his welfare after he failed to meet existing appointments or attend work. Local police and Polair are scouring bushland west of Toronto, near Freemans Waterhole. Police are asking for the community to keep a lookout for Mr Hancock and contact them immediately if they see him. He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall with a solid build and has fair hair with a beard and moustache.

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