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Archive – September, 2016

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Appeal for witnesses to a criminal damage

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It happened at Mere Cafe on Mere Lane at around 6.15pm on Tuesday 9 August 2016 and involved three men, approximately 20 – 30 years old, damaging property outside the cafe. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance for anyone who has witnessed the damage or has information about the three males responsible. […]

Witness appeal following serious assault in York

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  At about 5.30pm on Saturday 17 September, an incident took place outside McDonalds on Blake Street, York, after two men became involved in an argument. The victim, a 29-year-old man, was struck in the head, and fell to the pavement, suffering serious head injuries. He is receiving treatment in Hull Royal Infirmary, where he […]

Eight out of ten North Yorkshire rape cases result in conviction

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The conviction rate of 79.5% equates to 31 convictions out of 39 prosecutions over the past year. The figures cover convictions throughout the past 12 months up to August across all 42 force areas in England and Wales. Derbyshire has the second highest rape conviction rate, at just over 72%. Detective Superintendent Nigel Costello, North […]

Appeal for witnesses to near-miss at A168 junction

Posted on in Local appeals

  It happened at about 5.15pm on Tuesday 30 August 2016, and involved a near-miss collision on the junction. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and […]