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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.

Urgent appeal to trace missing 13-year-old York girl Elise Donoghue

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Elise Donoghue was reported missing at 8.39pm today (Thursday 19 October 2017) after leaving her drama class at the York Theatre Royal on St Leonard’s Place just before 8pm. It is not believed Elise has any money or access to a mobile phone, and she  is considered vulnerable due to her age. Police enquiries have […]

CCTV issued in York arson investigation

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The incident happened at around 4.53am in the early hours of Friday 13 October 2017 when the suspect set fire to some cardboard which has been left next to the shop. The fire caused damage to the front of the store before the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service arrived to bring the incident to […]

Update: woman assaulted with a dart in Holgate, York

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Thank you to all who shared our appeal. Original appeal: Police in York are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman in her twenties had a dart thrown at her in Holgate, York. The incident happened on Holgate Road outside the Crystal Palace Pub at 6.50pm on 15 October 2017. As the woman walked along […]

Appeal: 80-year-old cyclist airlifted to hospital following collision in York

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The incident occurred on Green Dykes Lane, on the approach to the traffic light junction with Hull Road and Lawrence Street, at around 7.04pm on Tuesday (10 October 2017). It involved an 80-year-old man on a bicycle and a BMW 1 Series that was stationary in traffic waiting for the traffic lights to change. It […]