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York: Dangerous sex attacker given life sentence

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Abrar Khan, 30, formerly of Boroughbridge Road, York, was sentenced today (Friday 12 October 2018) at York Crown Court for rape and robbery.  He has to serve a minimum of eight years before being considered for parole. He has also been handed a lifetime licence. The incident occurred between 7pm and 7.16pm on 2 January […]

Changes to front counter opening times

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The new closing time means that these front counters will be open for 12 hours a day between 8am and 8pm.  They will now be closed between 8pm and 10pm because analysis of the footfall at these times has shown than fewer than four people each day at each station during these hours.  By closing […]

Appeal for witnesses after cyclist seriously injured on the A1036/A64 junction in York

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The collision took place at approx. 8pm on Wednesday 3 October 2018 on the A1036/A64 junction in York. The 36-year-old cyclist was travelling on the A1036 interchange at Askham Bar when the collision occurred with a red Ford Transit van at the junction with the A64. The cyclist was taken to LGI by ambulance with what […]

Woman identified following CCTV appeal

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Thank you to all who shared our appeal. Following enquiries it was established that no criminal activity had taken place and the investigation is now closed. Original release: CCTV appeal following theft of mobile phone from Clifton Moor petrol station Police have released CCTV footage of a woman they would like to speak to regarding the […]

Police spread the word about illegal motorcycles as action to target nuisance riders brings “significant results”

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They are trying to reach younger riders to educate them about how to stay safe and legal – and warn them of the consequences if they break the law. It’s part of Operation Confiscate, which was launched in response to residents’ complaints about antisocial motorcycle riders in York. Police Community Support Officers will be visiting […]

Renewed CCTV appeal for help in identifying a man officers believe may be a student

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Detectives are renewing their appeal for help in identifying a man they would like to speak to as they believe he may have vital information on a serious sexual assault against a 19-year-old girl in York. The incident occurred during the early hours of Wednesday, 30 May. Officers believe the man is in his late […]