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Archive – May, 2017

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.

Two men arrested following a report of suspicious behaviour near Tadcaster

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Officers located and stopped the vehicle on the A1237 near Copmanthorpe. On searching the vehicle, false number plates were found along with a generator, believed to be stolen. Two men, aged 59 and 54 from Doncaster were arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft and theft. They have been released under investigation as enquiries […]

Appeal following Scarborough assault

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It happened on Huntriss Row at 1810 hours Saturday 6 May 2017 where a man and a woman were pursued by an aggressive male down Huntriss Row. The couple were assaulted in the car park outside the Palm Court Hotel. The male was spat on repeatedly and the female also assaulted. We are conducting enquiries […]

Appeal for information regarding assault on cyclist in York

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At around 8.40pm on Friday 5 May 2017 the victim, a 36-year-old man from York, was riding his bike down Wains Road in the Dringhouses area, when he narrowly avoided a collision with a young child thought to be 6-years-old,  who was also riding a bike. The cyclist spoke to the child and then took his […]

Appeal after chalets broken into in Filey

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It happened at Baker’s Chalets on Coble Landing overnight from 9 – 10 May 2017 where a number of chalets were broken into. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any suspicious persons who were […]

Fresh appeal following incident in Butcher’s Terrace in York

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Detectives specifically want to hear from anyone who witnessed an altercation involving a group of men who arrived at the Winning Post pub on Bishopthorpe Road in two vehicles at around 5pm on 24 April 2017. Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and […]

Missing David Woods has been found

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Scarborough police are asking for the public’s help to find missing David Woods. David, who is a vulnerable adult, was on holiday in Scarborough with a group of other people when he went missing from The Grand Hotel at around 11am on the morning of Friday 12 May 2017. David is 55 and described as […]