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Police called as glass thrown at Sunderland striker Bent

Police were called after a glass was thrown at Sunderland striker Darren Bent's car while it was parked in Newcastle.

The incident, which the 26-year-old England international revealed on Twitter, happened late Friday afternoon.

No-one was hurt and Bent's Land Rover was not damaged.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: "At 5.08pm today, police were called to High Bridge in Newcastle near to the Groat Market to reports that a drinking glass had been thrown at a parked Land Rover.

"Officers attended the scene and inquiries are under way.

"No-one has been injured and there are no reports at this time of any damage having been caused to the car."

Bent, who scored in Sunderland's 5-1 defeat to Newcastle at St James' Park last month, has missed the last three games with a hamstring injury, but has returned to training and could play in Monday night's Premier League clash with Everton.

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