NEWS IN BRIEF: Woman charged with assault

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A WOMAN has been charged with assault after emergency services were called to a house in Arbourthorne to find a man with a head injury.

The 36-year-old was arrested on Saturday and appeared at Sheffield Magistrates Court on Monday.

Ben break-in plea

POLICE officers investigating a break-in at the home of missing Ben Needham’s mum, Kerry Grist, are appealing for help in tracing the burglar. They want anyone with information about the raid at the house on Strawberry Avenue, Ecclesfield, to ring 101 and quote incident 146 of January, 17.

Playground arson

A PIECE of playground equipment was damaged on Main Street, Aughton, Rotherham, in an arson attack on Tuesday night.

Bushes set alight

BUSHES found burning on Lansdowne Close, Thurnscoe and rubbish found alight on Grange Lane, Stairfoot, were both set alight deliberately.