Teenager shot in row with youths

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A WOMAN aged 69 had to be rescued from a toilet cubicle in the Seven Spices balti restaurant at West Bar in Sheffield city centre.

Firefighters were called to break down the door of the cubicle and bring out the woman, who was believed to have suffered a heart attack. She was taken to the Northern General for treatment late on Saturday evening.

TAMPER proof screws and caps are being fitted to car number plates free of charge until the end of the month at the Polar Ford dealership in Barnsley. Stolen number plates can be used by criminals to falsely identify vehicles for fuel thefts, burglaries, and road tax and insurance avoidance.

A VAUXHALL set alight deliberately on Keresforth Hill Road, Kingstone, Barnsley, was so badly damaged firefighters were unable to work out its model. An arson attack was also to blame for a van going up in flames on Cross Lane, Royston, Barnsley, at 1am yesterday.

A ROAD was closed off by police while firefighters dealt with a chimney fire on Bridge Street, Swinton, Rotherham. Crews used an aerial ladder platform to tackle blaze from above. The fire, reported at 9pm on Sunday, did not spread inside the property.

ADVICE on home security was handed to residents when a mobile police station was set up. Free lightbulbs and ‘power-down plugs’, as well as information on energy saving, were given out in the Hasland and St Leonards areas of Chesterfield.

FIVE vehicles were damaged in a wrecking spree on Wortley Road, High Green, Sheffield, overnight on Friday into Saturday. Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A MOTORIST was cut free from his car after it crashed into a tree on Grange Lane, Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham, in the early hours of Saturday.

Crews removed the roof of the vehicle and paramedics took the casualty to hospital.

FIREFIGHTERS put out a blaze in the boot of a car on Sheffield Road, Old Whittington, Chesterfield on Saturday afternoon. The vehicle was badly damaged but no-one was hurt.