Home > News > 2019 > September

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.

Man jailed after stabbing boy who bravely intervened in “David and Goliath” attack

Posted on in News stories

Jon Callum Shellard attacked two women before assaulting the boy in what detectives described as a “David and Goliath” confrontation. But the teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, tried to diffuse the incident and drew attention away from other children he believed were in danger. The detective who led the investigation has praised […]

Witnesses sought in relation to driving incident on A170 near Wykeham

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 5am today (Friday 13 September 2019) when a silver Renault Scenic that was travelling westbound performed an overtaking manoeuvre on another vehicle. A further vehicle travelling in the opposite direction was forced to brake harshly in order to avoid a collision. The driver of the Scenic, a 44-year-old male from Scarborough, […]

Sentimental items stolen in York burglary – can you help?

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 4.10pm on Wednesday 11 September 2019 when a woman returned to her home address in Askham Lane, Acomb and heard voices that she didn’t recognise upstairs. She collected their family dog and ran to her neighbours who contacted the police. A door lock had been forced and several items of sentimental […]

Doncaster man jailed for burglary of Huntington Post Office

Posted on in News stories

Colin Sean Richardson, 32, of Moss Road, Doncaster has today been sentenced at York Crown Court for burglary after he stole a large quantity of tobacco from a York village post office. Shortly after 3.30am on 28 June, North Yorkshire Police officers were called to the post office on North Moor Road in Huntington, York, […]

Appeal following Harrogate burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Saturday 31 August on Cold Bath Place between 1.30am and 11am. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular for anyone who might have seen any suspicious activity in the area between those times. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Appeal for witnesses following fire at Scarborough cafe

Posted on in Local appeals

At approximately 3am on 2 September 2019 the fire service were called to a report of a fire at the family owned Oasis Café. The fire caused extensive damage to one of the customer shelters and has rendered it unusable. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]