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Archive – September, 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.

CCTV appeal following taxi rank assault in Selby

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Officers are appealing for help in identifying two people they would like to speak to in connection with an assault in Selby. The incident occurred at around 1.25am on Sunday, 22 July at the taxi rank on James Street in Selby Town Centre. A woman was pushed to the ground and a man was repeatedly […]

CCTV appeal following theft in York City Centre

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Officers are appealing for help in identifying four people they would like to speak to in connection with a theft in York City Centre. The offence occurred on Friday, 21 September at around 1pm and involved the theft of items worth several thousand pounds from a shop on Duncombe Place. Anyone who recognises the people […]

Appeal for witnesses following collision in York

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses following a collision involving a cyclist and car earlier this month. The incident occurred on Monkgate, York at around 3.30pm on Wednesday, 12 September. The cyclist was taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries but has since been released. Anyone who has information on the collision or […]

Update regarding unexplained death in Helmsley

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The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. A 75 year-old woman, 46 year-old man and 51 year-old woman who were arrested in connection with the incident, have all since been released on conditional bail. North Yorkshire Police reference 12180179672

York cyclists urged to “switch on to road safety” as nights get longer   

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As the nights draw in, North Yorkshire Police is launching enforcement patrols across the city to encourage cyclists to “switch on” to road safety. They will issue Traffic Offence Reports, which carry a £50 penalty, to those riding on pedestrian-only pavements or not using lights when it’s dark. York Neighbourhood Policing Inspector Lee Pointon said: […]