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Appeal following A1(M) collision

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The collision happened at 3.50pm on Wednesday 24 February 2021, and involved black Hyundai i10 and blue Renault Clio colliding, one of which overturned and came to a stop in the live carriageway on its roof. Ambulance and fire crews attended to assist with ensuring the safety of those involved in the collision, two of […]

Police appeal for witnesses following an assault in Helmsley

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The incident happened on the afternoon of Sunday 21st February 2021, when a teenage boy was assaulted near the local school. The victim was found unconscious by two members of the public who assisted him and helped him get back home. The victim sustained serious injuries to his face and required medical treatment at the […]

Appeal following assault in York

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It happened on the riverside path between Clifton Bridge on Water End and St Peters Boat House, at approximately 09.30am on Tuesday 23 February 2021. It involved a 65 year old local woman who was walking her dogs along the path, and an unknown man who was coming in the opposite direction with his dog. […]

House burgled while occupants were in the garden

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It happened between 1pm and 1.30pm yesterday (23 February) while the occupants were in the garden . The suspect entered through an open garage into a door leading into the house. They took a black jewellery box, about four to six inches in size, from the bedroom drawer with jewellery inside. We are requesting the […]

Appeal following bike theft in York

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It happened outside Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York at 6.15pm on 8 February. Two men took a red and white Specialized bike white hydraulic brakes, black levers, white cables, white specialised seat, white rims and white forks. Both were in their late teens, white and a slim build. One was wearing a black padded jacket […]

Selby District: Police appeal following farm equipment burglary at Camblesforth

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It happened on Selby Road, between 11pm on Friday 19 February and 10am on Saturday 20 February 2021, and involved the theft for several thousand pounds worth of farming equipment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any vehicles […]