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Appeal following Ryedale burglary

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It happened at a business premises next to the A170 between 11.30pm on Friday, February 8 and 1am the next day. Damage was caused and a large chain saw and two pictures were stolen. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. If you have any information, please […]

Scarborough Police request assistance to help trace suspect

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The man was reported to  be touching himself inappropriately in full view of the public in Peasholm Park. He is  described as being 5ft 9in to 5ft 10in tall, thin build, a brown goatie beard and he was wearing a grey hoodie and blue jeans. The male was seen to be masturbating in full view of the public in the park. Scarborough […]

Appeal following assault in Harrogate

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The incident happened at 11.15pm on 8 February on a public footbridge in a wooded area near to Oakdale Place, in the proximity of David Lloyds Leisure Centre. A  woman in her fifties was grabbed from behind and aggressively pushed towards the hand rail of the footbridge . The suspect is described as a  man, […]

CCTV appeal following Selby shop theft

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It happened at Home Bargains, Market Cross, Selby, at about 3pm on Monday 14 January 2019 and involved a man and a woman. A number of different products were stolen. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the identity of these people. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North […]

Appeal following recent burglary at Acomb hair salon

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It happened on Holgate Road, York, at 4.45am on Monday 4 February 2019, and involved an offender throwing a brick into the lower door window pane of the a hair salon. The offender then entered the premises and took six GHD Hair straighteners worth £120 each, £200 worth of hair stylist products and £50 worth of shampoo. […]