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TEEN CHARGED OVER MAKESHIFT BLOW DART ATTACK

A teenage boy has been charged over a blow dart attack on a 15-year-old girl at Cessnock in the Hunter Valley. The 17-year-old attended Cessnock Police Station on Sunday afternoon, where he was charged with reckless wounding as well as possessing or use of a prohibited weapon. It’s alleged the teen fired the makeshift blow dart at a group of girls, from a passing car on Wollombi Road at around 7 o’clock on Saturday evening, striking a 15-year-old. He was granted conditional bail, and will face a Children’s Court in December. The girl underwent surgery to remove the projectile from her cheek.

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TEENAGER VICTIM OF BLOW DART ATTACK AT CESSNOCK

UPDATE: A teenage boy has been charged over a blow dart attack on a 15-year-old girl at Cessnock in the Hunter Valley. The 17-year-old attended Cessnock Police Station on Sunday afternoon, where he was charged with reckless wounding as well as possessing or use of a prohibited weapon. It’s alleged the teen fired the makeshift blow dart at a group of girls, from a passing car on Wollombi Road at around 7 o’clock on Saturday evening, striking a 15-year-old. He was granted conditional bail, and will face a Children’s Court in December. The girl underwent surgery to remove the projectile from her cheek. YESTERDAY A teenage girl has narrowly avoided losing her eye after a screw was fired into her face. The 15-year-old and her friends were targeted by a passing ute at Cessnock, when a male passenger allegedly aimed …

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59-YEAR-OLD MAN DIES IN HUNTER VALLEY MOTORBIKE ACCIDENT

A 59-year-old man has died in a motorcycle accident at Neath, near Cessnock. Police say the Kawasaki rider lost control and crashed on Cessnock Road. His female passenger, also aged in her 50s, was taken to hospital suffering non-life threatening injuries. The road was closed in both directions. Officers are appealing for anyone with information about the crash, to come forward.

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FINAL PREPARATIONS AHEAD OF POSTIE BIKE GRAND PRIX

The race that stops Cessnock is just one sleep away from the starting grid, as preparations for the Australian Postie Bike Grand Prix ramp up. Teams and officials spent Saturday testing bikes, to ensure all entries were within the 6-point-5 horsepower limit. A crowd of 10,000 is expected to watch international riders, Chad Reed and Craig Anderson competing in this year’s event. Action starts from 9am. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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