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Attempted burglary in Copmanthorpe – did you notice anything suspicious in the area?

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It happened on St Nicholas Crescent around 10pm on Tuesday 21 April 2020 and involved one or possibly two offenders shining torches through a side window which was slightly opened. No access was gained but it is believed this was their intention We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Appeal in relation to a collision in Haxby

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It happened yesterday morning on York Road and involved a white Nissan Qashqai and a cyclist. The cyclist was taken to hospital and treated for a broken shoulder and minor head injuries. He was discharged later that same day. Information suggests that there may have been further vehicles involved, in particular police would like to […]

Witness appeal – man charged with attempted robbery in York

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It happened on Barbican Road at about 7pm, and involved the victim being approached by a male suspect and threatened. The victim then walked off and was kicked, and homophobic abuse used against him, by the suspect. A man, aged 29, has been arrested in connection with the incident, and charged with assault and attempted […]

Appeal following criminal damage to a vehicle in Malton

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It happened on Copperfield Close, Malton at 11pm on Saturday 18 April 2020 and involved the front tyres of a vehicle being slashed. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the suspect who was seen causing the damage. He […]

Appeal following hate crime incident in York

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It happened at Morrisons at Foss Island at approximately 11.25am on Monday 6 April 2020 and involved an altercation between a security guard and a man in the car park directly outside the main entrance. It is reported that the man made a remark to the security guard about their sexuality after refusing to leave. […]