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Appeal following fail to stop road traffic collision

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It happened at the junction of the A61 and Otley Road at 2:45am and involved a white Ford Mondeo taxi and what is believed to be a black SEAT. The SEAT came from the direction of Killinghall to the junction with the A61, near the Three Horseshoes, when it is reported to have overshot the […]

Appeal following recent assault in York city centre

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It happened at around 3pm and involved a man and woman who had been selling magazines near to the location. We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from two key witnesses that alerted a local security officer. Anyone with information that […]

Appeal for information after three burglaries in Selby

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Police are appealing for information or witnesses after three incidents occurred at commercial premises in Selby town centre. The incidents are as follows: The back door of Thomas the Baker on Gowthorpe was forced open and cash stolen from a number of charity tins between the hours of 5.15pm on Saturday 7th December and 8.30am […]

Appeal for witnesses after Harrogate robbery

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The incident occurred between 6.45pm and 7.15pm on Saturday 7th December when a woman left the Costcutter shop on Skipton Road, Harrogate and walked down the alleyway at the side of the shop near Jenny’s Fish and Chips. A man threatened her with a machete and took cash from her, before leaving the scene.  The […]

Appeal following a stolen motor vehicle in Tockwith

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The incident occurred on Marston Road, Tockwith between 1am and 2.30m on 15 November 2019. A white Vauxhall Combo van YE55 CRX was stolen from an address on Marston Road, Tockwith. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and asking anyone who has seen the stolen van […]