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Archive – September, 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 fatal collision on A6055 at Leeming Bar

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A white Ford Transit drop side and a black BMW were in collision on the A6055 (old A1) at Leeming. The Ford Transit, which was travelling towards the A1M interchange , collided with the BMW travelling in the opposite direction towards the services The driver of the BMW was flown by air ambulance to James […]

Appeal for information following Acomb assault

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a member of staff was assaulted at the McColl’s store on Gale Lane, Acomb. The incident happened at around 9.10pm on Saturday 14 September and involved a male who went into the store and assaulted a member of staff. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation […]

Weekend of activity to tackle bird of prey persecution

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This weekend (21st – 22nd September) North Yorkshire will be leading a national Operation Owl awareness campaign to seek the public’s support in tackling illegal bird of prey persecution. Activity across the weekend aims to raise public awareness of bird of prey persecution – how to spot the signs, record any instances and report it […]

Witness appeal following assault on York riverside

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It happened near to the boat house on the St Peter’s School side of the river at 5.30pm on 15 September 2019. A 45-year-old local man was grabbed from behind by the back of his neck and was threatened by another man. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Men who threw chemicals at another man during “frightening” street brawl are jailed

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The incident took place between York Minster and Museum Gardens in broad daylight. It happened in April 2018 in the presence of many members of the public. York Crown Court, where the defendants were sentenced today, heard that Lee Thomas approached Simon Turner and Christopher Norton at the junction between Duncombe Place and Museum Street […]