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Appeal following assault on Lawrence Street, York

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It happened on Lawrence Street around 5.30pm on 20 November 2020 and involved a group of youths, one of which has assaulted a man who was walking past. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who may of witnessed the assault or saw a large group of youths on Lawrence Street at around […]

CCTV appeal following mobile phone theft in Scarborough

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Officers want to speak to him after a woman’s mobile phone was taken from the self-service till area at Lidl’s Seamer Road store in Scarborough. It happened at around 2.30pm on 4 November when the victim left her purple iPhone 11 with a clear case at the tills. Anyone with any information that could assist […]

CCTV appeal following theft of Oral B toothbrushes in York

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It happened on Saturday 24 October 2020  when a large quantity of Oral B toothbrushes were stolen from Morrisons on Foss Islands Road. As part of the ongoing investigation, officers would like to speak to the two people pictured on CCTV as they believe they may have important information that could assist the investigation. Anyone […]

Scarborough appeal to trace driver of white ‘Mitsubishi Warrior’

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It happened at around 3pm on Friday 6 November 2020 and involved three females of secondary school age. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, officers would like to trace the male driver of a white vehicle, possibly a Mitsubishi Warrior, who stopped to offer […]

Appeal after cyclist injured in collision

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A cyclist was taken to hospital where he was treated for his injuries after colliding with a car on the A1237 at the roundabout with Haxby Road It happened at around 7.30pm on Friday, 20 November. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the blue Skoda Fabia prior to […]

Appeal following a shed burglary in York

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It happened on Fifth Avenue between 4.30pm on Tuesday 24 November and 10.30am on Wednesday 25 November and involved two mountain bikes stolen from a shed in the rear garden of a house at that location. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that […]