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Archive – October, 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.

Scarborough stabbing: six arrested on suspicion of murder

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The 26 year old victim was found with serious injuries outside the Town Hall on St Nicholas Street at 2am on Sunday 20 October 2019. He was taken to hospital where he sadly died. The five men aged between 18 and 21 and a 16 year-old boy remain in custody for questioning. Officers remain at […]

Appeal following theft from a vehicle

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A silver Ford Fiesta had its offside front window smashed and a cycle taken from it. The cycle is a blue ON-ONE mountain bike. It happened on the street of Hartoft Street in Fulford, York between the hours of 10.30pm yesterday and 7am today. There are no descriptions of any suspects at the moment. We […]

Appeal to locate wanted man – links to West Yorkshire, the West Midlands and London

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Michael Stephen Hughes, 45, is wanted as he has failed to notify police of his whereabouts, in breach of notification requirements of the sex offenders’ register. Hughes was convicted of sexual assault in February 2016 and jailed, after he attacked a 16-year-old girl who was in bed with her boyfriend, in the West Yorkshire area. […]

Appeal following collision at York supermaket entrance

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It happened at approximately 11.30am on Thursday 17th October 2019 and involved a female pedestrian and a small green hatchback car. An appeal to try and identify the owner of the vehicle was issued at the time and the driver and vehicle have now been identified. The female pedestrian was taken to York District Hospital […]

CCTV appeal following a theft from a bus

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It happened on the 415 Arriva bus which went from Selby to York. The service arrived at 7.15pm at the York Piccadilly bus stop on the 27 of August 2019. The victim accidently left their wallet on a seat of a bus before a member of the public handed it into the driver. Unfortunately another […]

Protecting sex workers in North Yorkshire

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Hate crime is any criminal offence which is perceived by the victim, or any other person, to be motivated by a hostility or prejudice based on five protected characteristics; Disability, Race, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Transgender. North Yorkshire Police also adopted Misogyny under its hate crime policy in 2017. In 2006, police in Merseyside recognised sex workers […]