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Archive – October, 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.

Witness appeal following a recent assault in York

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The incident occurred between 5.15pm and 5.30pm hours on 27 September 2017 and it involved a white man of heavy build aged in his late 40s, and a woman aged in her 70s who are both from the York area. The woman sustained a minor head injury and was taken by ambulance to York Hospital where she […]

Appeal after cat found dead in York

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The pet was found dead on the bonnet of a parked vehicle on Monkton Road, York. It was let out by its owner, who lives nearby, at 1.00am on Sunday (1 October). A vet who examined the cat concluded it had suffered a massive head trauma that is not consistent with a traffic collision. It was […]

Appeal following theft of mechanic’s tools

Appeal following theft of mechanic’s tools

Posted on in Local appeals

  Tools were taken from Langford Garage between 3.05am and 4.20pm on Wednesday 27 September 2017. A set of ratchet and sockets in a red case were taken. Thieves also took an infra-red camera used for diagnosing electrical wiring faults on vehicles. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine […]

Woman’s bag snatched by man on a bike in Selby

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on New Millgate at around 10.30pm on Monday (2 October 2017) and involved a man who has grabbed a lady’s bag from the basket on her bike as they cycled past each other. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Families remember loved ones at memorial garden dedication ceremony

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The ceremony, at the new Alverton Court headquarters on Sunday, included a blessing of the garden before wreaths were laid in memory of those who have lost their lives. Families and guests were also invited to take a stone and write the name of their loved one on it, along with any personal messages.   […]