Officers are appealing for help in identifying a group of boys they believe are responsible for physically assaulting a 12-year-old girl in the Clifton Moor area of York. The incident occurred at around 9pm on Monday, 30 July, when the victim was walking alone. The girl was pushed to the ground and where she was […]
Archive – August, 2018
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.
The incident took place at around 11pm on Tuesday 31 July 2018 on Hull Road in York near the Beeswing Pub and resulted in a taxi driver being assaulted. The driver has not suffered from any injuries, but he is very shook up by the incident. Police would like to speak to three men, who had got into his […]
Sex workers are at an increased risk of a range of crimes including sexual and physical violence, harassment, stalking and coercion. They are often targeted by dangerous individuals who can pose a huge risk to the public as a whole. However, they are frequently reluctant to report these incidents to police or seek support. The […]
Roy Finch, of Thief Lane, York, had been a council tenant since 2004. However, following an investigation by North Yorkshire Police, he admitted two offences of begging in the city centre on 22 June and 18 July this year. He also admitted that he begs on a regular basis and has been doing so for […]
The “Tweetathon” is designed to give an insight into the work of the force and the number and type of incidents it’s called about. Corporate Communications staff will be hosting the event as part of a campaign to show the current demand placed on the force and help people understand why some incidents are prioritised above others. They will also be […]
Original release: Serious sexual assault in York – CCTV released in appeal for witness to come forward Detectives in York have released CCTV of a man they would like to speak about a serious sexual assault in York. The incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday 12 July 2018 in the Walmgate area when a […]