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Search for hit run driver

By Deniliquin Pastoral Times

Police are searching for a man who was allegedly involved in a minor hit and run in Deniliquin.

They said it appears he reversed out of a carpark where he hit and knocked over a parked motorbike, about 12.40pm on Friday.

The owner of the motorbike spoke to the man but was unable to get his details before he drove off.

The incident has caused minor scratches to the motorbike. Police inquiries continue.

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A 46 year-old Deniliquin man has been arrested and charged with assault and breaking an Apprehended Violence Order following a fight at a west Deniliquin residence on Friday.

Police said a verbal altercation broke out between the man and a 50 year-old female, who already had an Apprehended Violence Order on the man, about 3.40pm.

They said the fight escalated and the man verbally abused the woman before allegedly hitting her on her right ear.

Police were called to the scene where the man was arrested.