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Archive – July, 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.

Appeal for witnesses to assault on Stokesley High Street

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At 1pm on Monday 17 July 2017 a verbal altercation between two men started outside Cooplands bakery on the High Street. The altercation continued as the two men walked down the street, towards the Natwest Bank. One male then got into a parked black Mercedes car, when he was allegedly physically assaulted by the other […]

Appeal for witnesses to collision on Boroughbridge Road, York

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The collision involved a black Toyota Prius, driven by a 59-year-old woman from York and a 19- year-old male pedestrian from York. The pedestrian was taken to York District Hospital with serious injuries. He was later transferred to Hull Royal Infirmary where he remains in a serious condition. The Toyota driver was unhurt and is […]

Rare antique stolen from York city centre

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Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate the item, after it was taken from premises on Stonegate some time between Friday 14 July and Friday 28 July 2017. The antique bears the full arms of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, and the Latin motto OPIFERQUE PER ORBUM DICOR – a quotation from Ovid’s first […]

Police urge vigilance following spate of burglaries in Bedale and Richmondshire

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Between 4 and 23 July 2017, a number of homes were broken into in Bedale , Leyburn, Scotton, Barton, Gilling West and Ellerton. Most of the burglaries happened during daylight hours when the house holders were out or away. In the majority of cases, the thieves stole jewellery worth thousands of pounds. Inspector Mark Gee, […]

Missing Doncaster man, 70, may be in North Yorkshire

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Geoffrey Bull (pictured) was last seen at around 9am yesterday (Thursday 27 July) leaving his home address in the Woodlands area of Doncaster. Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the 70-year-old’s welfare. He was last seen wearing a sky-blue hooded top, green trousers and brown boots. South Yorkshire Police, which is leading the search, says […]