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Appeal following York assault

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It happened near Burdyke Avenue in York approximately 03.30hrs on Sunday 17 March 2019 and involved the assault of a 31 year-old man.  The man was treated at hospital with a fractured cheekbone and serious wounds to the back of his head requiring staples before being discharged later that day. We are conducting enquiries and […]

Woman identified in 2004 Pen-y-Ghent body cold-case investigation – can you help?

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As a result of extensive enquiries and DNA testing with family members in Thailand, the Major Investigation Team’s Cold Case Review Unit believe the woman is Lamduan Armitage nee Seekanya (pictured). Officers are now appealing for information from the UK and Thailand. Lamduan, who would now be aged 51 and was married with three children, […]

Man charged with Northallerton jewellery robbery

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A 38-year-old man from Lazenby, near Middlesbrough, has been charged with robbing Bradley’s Jewellers on 11 March 2019. He was arrested in Fareham, Hampshire, on 16 March 2019. He is due to appear at York Magistrates Court this morning.

Op Sceptre: results from successful week of action

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Operation Sceptre, the national week of action against knife crime, took place between Monday 11 March to Sunday 17 March and was proactively supported by North Yorkshire Police. The operation aims to highlight the risks that carrying a bladed weapon can bring, as well as targeting offenders who use and carry knives. Officers carried out […]