Reporting to the police that you have been a victim of child sexual abuse is a huge decision. Many adult survivors carry the burden of their abuse for years before deciding to speak out, and some never do. Understanding what happens once police are contacted can help a victim of child sexual abuse make a […]
Archive – 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.
At around 10pm on Thursday 10 September 2020, the victim, a 44-year-old man from York, left the Clockhouse Pub on Kingsway in Acomb with one other male. The victim was wearing a dark coloured jumper and dark tracksuit style bottoms. As the victim was walking down Green Lane, he was approached by an unknown male […]
In happened on Goodenber Road in Bentham at around 8.20pm Thursday 10 September 2020. Officers were immediately dispatched to the area after North Yorkshire Police received a number of 999 calls to report a man in the area armed with a knife. A man was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody for […]
The incident occurred on Portholme Road, close to the junction with Bainbridge Drive, at around 3.45pm on Wednesday 9 September 2020. The victim, a 19-year-old man, was walking with his girlfriend when they approached by a group of six youth including some on bicycles. The man was assaulted causing head and facial injuries. His wallet […]
The incident occurred at a store on Railway Road between 5pm and 5.20pm on Thursday (10 September 2020). It was initially reported to the Force Control Room that the 32-year-old man was being abusive and threatening towards customers and staff. Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team and the Roads Policing Group were alerted to the […]
A determined, united effort is needed across York and North Yorkshire, with everyone pulling together to steer the county away from the escalating numbers of Covid-19 cases, if we are to avoid the sort of lockdowns we are seeing elsewhere. Residents are being warned that the evidence is clear – following weekends, the county is […]