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Appeal following a recent fail to stop collision in York

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It happened between 3.15-3.30pm on Tuesday 19 November 2019 and involved a 17-year- old cyclist and a white transit-style van, which failed to stop. The cyclist was turning left onto Lancaster Way from Water Lane and it is believed the van continued straight ahead on Water Lane in the direction of Clifton. The cyclist has […]

Appeal following an assault on a man in Acomb, York

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It happened on Barkston Road in Acomb on Tuesday 29 of October 2019 at around 6.50pm and involved a man in his fifties being punched in the face by an unknown male. The incident resulted in the victim receiving swelling to his face. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances […]

Appeal for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Malton

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The assault took place in the early hours of Sunday 10t November 2019 at around 1 to 1.30am and resulted in a man being injured,  following an altercation on Railway Street in Malton. The victim was taken to hospital and suffered a potential broken nose and injury to his hand. We are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal after Sessay fishing tackle shop burgled

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Sometime overnight on Monday 18 November 2019, access has been gained to Oaks Tackle Shop and a number of items of fishing equipment removed from within. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Karen Mitson. You can also email karen.mitson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk […]

Appeal following two attempted street robberies in Whitby

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They happened on Church Street and St Ann’s Staith in the early hours of Sunday, 17 November. Two assailants attacked two men within close proximity of each other using physical violence. Both victims sustained injuries during this attack, including cuts, bruises and a broken tooth. They were taken to hospital and later discharged. One victim […]

Appeal following assault on 10 year-old in Knaresborough

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It happened on Tuesday 19 November 2019 between 8.45am and 9am whilst the victim and her friend were waiting at the traffic lights on the corner of Chain Lane and York Road, near to the Lidl supermarket in Knaresborough.  An unknown man walked up York Road from the old Lidl towards the two girls, snapped […]