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Archive – December, 2020

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.

UPDATED: Wanted York man arrested

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Previous appeal issued 9 December 2020 North Yorkshire Police is appealing for the public’s help to locate wanted 30 year-old man Jerome Barrett from York. Barrett is wanted on recall to prison for breach of licence and is believed to have travelled to Newcastle. He has links to Newcastle and York. Anyone with information that […]

Window damaged in Selby

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It happened on Robert Street at 5.36am yesterday (Monday 7 December) and involved a breeze block being thrown at a window on the corner of Robert Street causing significant damage to the window. W are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information […]

Appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Selby

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A woman in her 50s was punched to the head causing her to fall to the floor and hit her head on the road near to Zoo Zoo’s bar. The victim sustained injuries to her head, knees and she suffered a concussion. She was taken to hospital where she was treated and discharged following treatment. […]

Appeal following crash near Towton

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It happened at around 6.30am  on Friday, 4 December and involved a red Toyota Aygo and a black Ssangyong Rexton. Both drivers sustained minor injuries following the collision. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicle(s) prior to the collision, to get in touch as soon as possible […]

Appeal following altercation between two drivers in York

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The incident happened on Flaxman Avenue in York shortly after 6pm on Wednesday 2 December. There was an altercation between a delivery van driver and the driver of a grey Ford Transit Connect van. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for […]

Woman jailed after befriending victims in order to steal from them

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Michelle Dillon of no fixed address was yesterday (7 Dec 2020) sentenced at York Magistrates Court to 48 weeks in prison after she was found guilty of three counts of theft and five counts of fraud by false representation. On 4 December, Dillon first approached a woman waiting in a restaurant in York on the […]