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Crash in York: Appeal for witnesses

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At 11pm a loud bang was heard in the vicinity of Eason View and St Helen’s Road in Dringhouses. Damage was caused to a wall at the junction by a vehicle which then left the scene. Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw a vehicle with rear end damage in […]

Appeal following collision in York

Appeal following collision in York

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It happened at 9.45pm on Thursday 31 October 2019 at the junction of Boroughbridge Road onto Beckfield Lane. It involved two vehicles, a Nissan Quashqai and a Suzuki Ignis. Immediately after the collision, the driver and occupants of the Suzuki Ignis left the scene. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]

Appeal following fail to stop road traffic collision

Appeal following fail to stop road traffic collision

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It happened on Alness Drive at around 8.30am and involved a BMW and another car which failed to stop at the scene. The owner of the BMW, a woman in her late 60s, was placing her grandchild into the rear seat of her car when the offending vehicle collided with her open rear door, pinning […]

Appeal for information following serious sexual assault in Whitby

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It happened between 9pm and 11pm on Saturday 26 October 2019, between the steps connecting Windsor Terrace with Spring Hill (known locally as ‘Bobbies Bank’), and the path that connects Spring Hill with Pannett Way. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular anyone who […]

Appeal following theft of bicycle from Bishopthorpe Road in York

Appeal following theft of bicycle from Bishopthorpe Road in York

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It happened at 6.05pm on Saturday 19 October 2019 when two men approached the bicycle rack on Bishopthorpe Road, outside Lal Quila and Pextons Hardware, and used a tool to cut the lock off a bike which had been left securely. One male left the area on the bike down Bishopthorpe Road in the Nunnery […]

Appeal following quad bike theft in Hovingham

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It happened at a farm on the edge of the village between 12.30am and 2.00pm on Saturday 26 October 2019 when a green Kawasaki 650 kvf quad bike was stolen from a barn near to the farm house without keys. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]