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Archive – February, 2019

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 after attempted robbery in Scarborough

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At around 10.45pm on Sunday 24th February 2019, a 21-year-old woman was walking along the footpath behind the Westwood Campus of Yorkshire Coast College when she was attacked by an unknown man. As she followed the footpath down towards the duck pond on Valley Road, she was approached by the man who then pushed her […]

Appeal following recent assault in York

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It happened around the Nunthorpe Road area on Tuesday (26 February 2019) at around 7pm and involved a white man, approximately 5 feet 10in tall, wearing a black jacket and jeans and light-coloured Nike trainers, who assaulted a a 20-year-old man. No further details were provided to police. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Gamekeeper found guilty for failing to check a snare which led to badger death

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Austin Hawke, 51, of Ilkley, failed to check a snare following an incident at Denton on 29 May 2018 where a badger was found dead. The offence is listed under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Following a trial on Tuesday (26 February 2019), Hawke was found guilty and received the conditional discharge. He was […]

Appeal for information following ‘road rage’ incident

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At around 5pm on Friday, 22 February the driver of a silver coloured Mercedes-Benz pick-up truck and the rider of a silver Yamaha motorcycle were travelling south on the B1365 from the direction of Hemlington, Middlesbrough towards Stokesley. The incident began just after the village of Tanton and the junction with a minor road that leads […]