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Appeal following Criminal Damage in Scarborough

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage in Scarborough. The incident occurred on Columbus Ravine at around 3.30pm on Saturday, 1 September. It is believed two men were involved and caused damage to a brick wall after kicking it. Two men have since been released and released under investigation […]

Appeal for witnesses following Skipton assault

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The assault happened outside the Black Horse Public House on the High Street in Skipton at about 11.30pm. The male victim sustained facial injuries and received medical treatment due to his injuries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from […]

Appeal for witnesses of a Scarborough assault

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It happened on Esplanade Road at around 9.30am on Thursday 23 August 2018 and involved a local authority employee being assaulted by a member of a public walking their dog. The assault resulted in minor injury to the employee. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

Appeal for information following a theft from Matalan on Clifton Moor

Appeal for information following a theft from Matalan on Clifton Moor

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At around 12.20pm on Monday 13 August 2018,  a man and a woman have been captured on CCTV entering the store and selecting a large amount of items totalling in the region of £600. They then left the store, without offering any form of payment. Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help identify the […]

Appeal following hate crime on County Bridge between Malton and Norton

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At around 10:00am on Saturday 15 September 2018 a blind man was verbally abused in regards to his disability, causing him distress. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information to assist us in locating the offender, who is described as […]

Appeal for information after teenage girl injured in York collision

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Officers are appealing for witnesses following a collision in York in which a 15-year-old girl suffered injuries. The collision occurred on Poppleton Road with the junction with Lindsay Avenue which involved the girl who was travelling on her bike and a vehicle which officers want to trace. The incident occurred at aroun 7.30pm on Wednesday, […]