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Appeal following theft of bike from York Library

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It happened on the evening of Thursday 17 August 2017 when a bicycle was captured on CCTV being stolen from St Andrewgate York. City of York CCTV camera operators quickly alerted police and a man was persued and arrested. Two bicycles have been recovered as a result of the incident. One is a ladies bicycle and the […]

Appeal following recent fire at Grey Leys Farm, Elvington

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At around 4pm on Monday 14 August 2017, unknown offender(s) have set fire to a pile of tyres located at the rear of the field adjacent to Elvington Lane. Six fire engines attended the scene, swiftly gaining control of the fire and therefore protecting neighbouring properties including farm houses and building containing livestock. We are […]

Appeal for witnesses following criminal damage in Harrogate town centre

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It happened on Cambridge Street, Harrogate between 6pm on Friday 11 August 2017 and 8am on Saturday 12 August and involved damage to a shop window and damage to a parked unattended vehicle. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information […]

Appeal following fracas at Scarborough concert

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It took place at the open air theatre while Jess Glynne was playing on Friday 11 August 2017. The incident took place at the toilet block located towards the rear of the theatre just before 10pm. A woman was assaulted while waiting in the queue for the toilet with her friends. The suspect approached the group […]

Landrover Discovery damaged on North Road in Ripon

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It happened at around 11pm on Friday 11 August 2017 when the vehicle was left near to the entrance of the old auction market. In particular, we are appealing for any passers-by between 10.30pm and 11pm, either on foot or in vehicles, to help us identify those responsible. There was a large group of youths […]