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Appeal for information after teenage girl injured in York collision

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Officers are appealing for witnesses following a collision in York in which a 15-year-old girl suffered injuries. The collision occurred on Poppleton Road with the junction with Lindsay Avenue which involved the girl who was travelling on her bike and a vehicle which officers want to trace. The incident occurred at aroun 7.30pm on Wednesday, […]

Can you help identify this man?

Can you help identify this man?

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The man is one of a group of men, believed to be in their early 40s, who stayed at the Victoria Hotel on the weekend of Saturday, 11 August. It is believed the men are from the Barnsley area and may travel to Scarborough around the same time each year. If you can identify the […]

Appeal after child assaulted at Eastfield play park

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The incident occurred at around 6.30pm on the evening of Tuesday 11 September 2018. The child was left upset and shaken, and sustained minor injury. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who may have witnessed the incident […]

Appeal following theft and fraudulent use of a bank card in York

Appeal following theft and fraudulent use of a bank card in York

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The bank card was taken from the victims handbag when it was left unattended in the study room of the Spring Lane Building at the University of York on Thursday 10 May 2018. The card was then used on a number of occasions over the next day (Friday 11 May 2018) to purchase items totalling over £100 from Tesco […]

Fraud investigators warn of old scam with a new twist

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The woman, who lives in the Richmondshire area, received a phone call to tell her that it was time to renew her ‘boiler’ insurance, to insure against her heating breaking down this winter Believing she was speaking to her existing insurance provider, the woman gave the fraudsters her bank account details. Using that information the thieves set […]

Appeal following burglary at Carphone Warehouse Skipton

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It happened at the store on Water Street between 2.45am and 3.20am in the early hours of Saturday 8 September 2018 when 70 brand new, packaged mobile phones were stolen. The suspects are believed to be two males in their late teens to early 20s. Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the […]