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Appeal following a fire at The Lamb and Flag in Ripon.

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It happened  at approximately 12.50am on Monday 2 March 2020. It is still unclear how the fire has started but there were people in the vicinity at the time who might have information that could assist with the investigation. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone […]

York: Appeal for witnesses following assault

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It happened on Danebury Drive, opposite the junction with Viking Road, at approximately 6.45pm on Tuesday (03/03/2020) and involved a young man being assaulted by an unknown adult man in a grey car. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information/cctv […]

Witnesses sought after car tyres slashed in Scarborough

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It happened between 10.30pm and 11.10pm on Thursday 27 February 2020 and involved three different vehicles having their tyres slashed. It is believed that two men are responsible for the incident. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from anybody […]

Appeal following attempted daylight robbery at York city centre bus stop

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The incident took place between 11.50am and 12.15pm on Wednesday 12 February 2020 when a woman was waiting to catch the bus with her child in a pushchair and her partner who was standing nearby. An unknown male approached the female, held one of her arms before attempting to grab her phone from her. He […]

Appeal after man shot by air weapon in Malton

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It happened at Wentworth Street carpark, Malton at between 4.30pm and 4.45pm on Saturday 29 February . The man suffered injury to his head that required medical treatment. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Pc70 NEVILLE-BECK. You can also email […]

Appeal after Malton building site burglary

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It happened over the weekend of 22 – 23 February 2020 when the suspects have entered the Lindum Group building site on Rainbow Lane Malton and removed boilers, towel rails and cooker hobs from the houses. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and […]