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Archive – January, 2019

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Man suffers broken jaw after York assault

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It happened at around 2.50am on Saturday on the footpath between York Cabs and the Subway shop in Blossom Street. The offender then left the scene. No description is available. Anyone who witnessed the assault should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference 12190015411. You can also email Abid.Tarvaz@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk  

Man attacked and punched in the face in Scarborough

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The victim was standing on the bridge waiting for a friend when a man approached him from behind, dragged him to the floor and punched him in the face. The victim sustained minor injuries during the incident. The victim is not able to provide police with a description due to been attacked from behind. It […]

Appeal after pedestrian hit by car

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The victim, a woman in her 60s, was struck from behind by the vehicle in the car park of Priory Medical Group on Cornlands Road in Acomb, York. She sustained bruising and swelling to her lower leg. It happened between 10am and noon on 22 January 2019. The driver of the vehicle is described as […]

Car failed to stop after colliding with cyclist

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It happened at around 6.45am on Tuesday (22 January). A man riding a black and silver pedal cycle was in collision with a small red hatchback as he cycled from Acomb over the roundabout in the direction of Rufforth. The red hatchback was travelling along the A1237 from Woodthorpe in the direction of Poppleton and […]

Car and rare toy racing car parts stolen in York house burglary

Car and rare toy racing car parts stolen in York house burglary

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It happened on Boltby Road, York, between midnight and 6am on 24 January 2019. Offenders broke into a house, stealing the occupant’s wallet and also the keys to their vehicle and then driving away from the house in their vehicle. Inside the stolen vehicle are various toy racing car parts which are identifiable and rare. […]

E-fit released in a bid to trace distraction backpack thief in Harrogate

E-fit released in a bid to trace distraction backpack thief in Harrogate

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The victim was walking back from Harrogate town centre and was making his was along the bridge on Dragon Parade, at around 1.20pm on Wednesday 16 January 2019. As he was walking along the bridge, a man on a grey and red mountain bike rode past him and stopped and asked him the time. As […]