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Appeal following an assault near York

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It happened at around 8:20pm on Monday 15 April 2019 and involved two men, who both got out of their vehicles. The victim was in a while Vauxhall Van and the other man was in a silver VW Polo. As a result of the assault, the victim, a man in his twenties from York, suffered […]

CCTV appeal following theft of whisky in Leyburn

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It happened at the Co-op, on Market Place, Leyburn on 11 April 2019 and involved two females (pict ured) whom we are trying to identify. They entered the store at around 1.43pm and left without making any attempt to pay for the ten bottles of whisky that they had picked up. They then entered the store […]

Appeal for information following car theft in Beckwithshaw

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The incident took place near Otley Road (B6161) just outside of Beckwithshaw at approximately 2pm on Monday 8 April 2019. A man, described as in his mid-thirties, approximately 5ft 10 tall with short, black hair, wearing dark clothing, in particular a black top with white stripes down both arms, was spotted near the area that […]

CCTV appeal following theft of gin in Leyburn

CCTV appeal following theft of gin in Leyburn

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It happened at the Co-op, on Market Place, Leyburn on 11 April 2019 and involved two females (pictured) whom we are trying to identify. They entered the store at around 7.30pm and left without making any attempt to pay for the 11 bottles of gin that they had picked up. We are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal following violent incident in Selby

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It happened on Flaxley Road, Selby, between the junctions with Tennant Street and Hempbridge Road, at around 6pm on Saturday 6 April 2019. Police and paramedics attended the scene and two men were arrested. Both had suffered head injuries and required hospital treatment. A further three men were arrested on 9 April 2019 in respect […]

Appeal following an incident of hate crime

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It happened at around 5.45pm on 27 February 2019 the victim, a woman in her twenties, was walking through the two sets of doors of the main entrance to the Pear Tree Farm restaurant, Monks Cross Drive, York. An unknown man, also going through the entrance doors, began to verbally abuse the victim in an […]