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Men who threw chemicals at another man during “frightening” street brawl are jailed

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The incident took place between York Minster and Museum Gardens in broad daylight. It happened in April 2018 in the presence of many members of the public. York Crown Court, where the defendants were sentenced today, heard that Lee Thomas approached Simon Turner and Christopher Norton at the junction between Duncombe Place and Museum Street […]

Woman sexually assaulted in York

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The victim was dropped off at Milton Street, York, at about midnight. She remembers walking along Rawdon Avenue just before 3am. At this stage she is unable to remember how she has reached this location. A resident of Rawdon Avenue called a taxi on her behalf to take her back to her home address. Despite […]

York paedophile Keith Ryman (76) – formerly known as Keith Leggett – convicted of sex attack on young girl in 1968

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Keith Ryman, aged 76, appeared before York Crown Court – sitting at Doncaster Crown Court due to the need for disabled access for the defendant – on Friday (13 September 2019) after being found guilty of the offence committed in the York area in 1968. While still going by his former name of Keith Leggett, […]

Appeal for information following the robbery of a bike in York

Appeal for information following the robbery of a bike in York

Posted on in Local appeals

At around 8.30pm on Thursday 22 August 2019 a group of teenage boys were riding their bikes by the riverside in York between Scarborough Bridge and Lendal Bridge, when they passed a group of men and women, in their early twenties. who were sat at the side of the river. A verbal and physical altercation […]

CCTV appeal following theft of cosmetics at Monks Cross Shopping Park, York

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The thefts happened between 3.45 and 4.15pm on Wednesday 4 September 2019. Around £2500.00 worth of cosmetics were taken from Boots and £150.00 cosmetics were taken from Superdrug. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the CCTV images, as they believe they have information that […]

Appeal following theft from a shop in York

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The incident involved a white man in his mid-20s who selected £71 worth of meat and other food goods then left the store without paying. The man had short brown hair and had tattoos on both sides of his neck and on his left forearm, hand and knuckles. He was wearing a sleeveless high-visibility vest, […]