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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.

Handbag stolen from car near Nidd Gorge

Handbag stolen from car near Nidd Gorge

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Nidd Gorge car park, Scotton Banks, and involved the rear window of a car being smashed and a hand bag being stolen from the back seat. The owner was walking her dog at the time. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Slurry tanker collision causes A19 disruption overnight

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The collision took place at about 9.15pm on Monday 7 December 2020, on the A19 at Escrick, and involved a black VW Beetle and a yellow JCB Fastrac towing a slurry tanker. As a result of the collision, the JCB ended up on top of the car, trapping a passenger inside. The slurry tanker was […]

Police issue large majority of weekend FPN’s to local partygoers in Scarborough

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Officers attended four separate parties, which were all in breach of the tier two regulations. The tier two regulations state that no mixing of households should take place indoors and that no more than six people should meet outdoors. Commenting on the number of incidents officers attended this weekend, Chief Inspector Rachel Wood, Operational Commander […]

Appeal following theft of silver 51-plate Toyota Yaris in York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Heslington Road at around 1.45am on Wednesday 2 December 2020. The 51-plate silver Toyota Yaris was stolen while the driver was making a food delivery nearby. The vehicle made off  along Green Dyke Lane, Melrosegate and headed in the direction of Heworth. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the […]

York: Appeal following assault in York

Posted on in Local appeals

The victim, a 37-year-old local man, was attacked by two other men causing swelling and bruises to his face and body. The victim’s mobile phone – a white iPhone 8 in a black flip case – fell from his pocket during the incident. The suspects made off with the phone, however the incident is being […]

Appeal following attempted robbery in York

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following an attempted robbery on George Hudson Street in York around 11pm on Saturday 5 December 2020. A man and a woman were approached by two men who attempted to steal their belongings, assaulting the man and racially abusing the woman. The man suffered minor injuries […]