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Christmas present security opportunity thanks to advent of property marking technology

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On Sunday 21 January, officers from the city’s Neighbourhood Policing Team will be offering free security marking for bikes, electronics and other valuable items. The service will be available from 1pm to 3pm on Parliament Street, at the cycle rack outside Marks & Spencer. Every year, officers recover hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of […]

Detectives issue description of York sex attack suspect

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A woman in her 60s was attacked in York on Tuesday, 2 January. Detectives have today renewed their appeal for information as further details of the suspect have come to light. He is described as around 5ft 9ins or 5ft 10ins tall and of thin build, with dark hair and a dark, olive complexion. He […]

CCTV appeal after thieves target elderly shoppers in York

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In the first incident, a woman’s handbag containing £300 was stolen and a further £200 was taken from her bank accounts. She had just withdrawn cash from Santander on High Ousegate. She hung her bag containing the cash on her walking aid as she shopped in Marks and Spencer on Parliament Street. Police believe it was […]