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Archive – July, 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.

CCTV appeal following supermarket theft

Posted on in CCTV appeals

The theft occurred at the Asda store on Layerthorpe at around 5.50pm on 9 May 2019. Goods worth almost £100 were stolen, including Yankee candles and a cushion. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the person in the image, as they believe he will have information that […]

York and Selby primary school children learn vital safety advice

Posted on in Good News

Primary school children from across York and Selby will learn vital safety advice in a series of workshops and activity sessions run by North Yorkshire Police at Askham Bryan College. The Crucial Crew events have taken place in North Yorkshire for over 25 years and teach children a wide variety of skills and knowledge to […]

Witnesses sought after teenage boy attacked in York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at the disused park and ride site adjacent to the Tesco store in Askham Bar at 1.15pm. Three males of average height and build, all dressed in black and wearing balaclavas, attacked a 16-year-old boy on his way to the shops. The victim suffered concussion and was taken to York District Hospital where […]

Witness appeal following serious road traffic collision in York

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It happened on Saturday 13 July at around 2.30pm on the on A1237 between the Copmanthorpe and Woodthorpe roundabouts. The collision involved a bright blue BMW travelling towards Clifton Moor and a pedal cycle which was crossing the road. The cyclist, an 87-year-old man from York, was airlifted to hospital with multiple serious injuries and […]

Man sent to prison for 24 weeks for Scarborough restaurant burglary

Man sent to prison for 24 weeks for Scarborough restaurant burglary

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32-year-old Adrian Wilkie pleaded guilty to breaking into El Gringo’s restaurant on Sunday 7 July 2019, and stealing takings from the till. Another man also appeared at court and pleaded guilty to three counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary of various commercial premises in Scarborough. He was remanded into custody for sentencing, […]

26 year-old Whitby woman cautioned for computer misuse

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A 26 year-old woman from Whitby has been given a caution for an offence of computer misuse. On Thursday 9 May 2019, North Yorkshire Police’s Cyber Crime Unit received a report that a person had gained unauthorised access to a local business’ computer system and deleted company data. Officers commenced an investigation and a suspect […]