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Appeal following attempted robbery in York

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It happened at the parade of shops at Beagle Ridge Drive, Foxwood on Thursday 27  February 2020 at approximately 9.30pm and involved two males  who attempted to steal a handbag from a woman in her 50s. The woman bravely held on to her bag, and the suspects ran off without it. Officers are appealing to […]

Appeal following theft of Kawasaki Mule (Leyburn area)

Appeal following theft of Kawasaki Mule (Leyburn area)

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It happened at a farm near to Agglethorpe, Leyburn between 11.30pm on Saturday 29 February 2020 and 05.30am on Sunday 1 March 2020. The vehicle, which is a lightweight utility vehicle similar to a quadbike with a flatbed-style pickup on the back, bearing the registration NX67CPF, was stolen from an outbuilding. Anyone who saw any […]

Appeal for a cycle theft in York

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The bike is described as a Scott with white and brown decals and a white handle bar. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, option 2, and ask for Michael Parker. Or email michael.parker@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on […]

Appeal following burglary in Cowling

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It happened a between 4.55pm to 5.40pm on 27 February when offenders smashed the window of a rear door and stole items of jewellery. A silver hatch back type vehicle was seen to leave the area . We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

Appeal following assault at York bar

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It happened at around 3.30am to 4am on 23 February 2020 and involved the door supervisors and four members of the public who were all men. Two members of the public sustained injuries, one having sustained serious head injuries which required hospital treatment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Lindley

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The burglary is believed to have taken places between 1.30pm and 2pm on Monday 3 February 2020 when an unknown suspect has gained access to the property through an upstairs window, by smashing it with a rock. A quick search has been conducted and a number of high value items have been taken from the […]