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Appeal after Samurai swords stolen in Scarborough burglary

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It happened on Briercliff between 1am and 10am on 23 December 2019 when multiple items where stolen including three samurai swords with black and silver sheaths. 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 who may have been in […]

Appeal following two vehicle collision in York

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The incident happened around 9.30pm on Wednesday 8 January 2020 on Burton Stone Lane, at the junction with Garth Terrace. A red Honda CBR 600 motorbike was travelling north on Burton Stone Lane toward Crichton Avenue and a silver Toyota Yaris was travelling south. The two vehicles collided head on at the junction with Garth […]

Police investigate criminal damage spree in market town

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At around 10.15pm on New Year’s Eve, five windows were broken at Clarks Bakery, Long Street (incident ref 12190238610). Around half an hour later, a man was threatened by another man at the Horse Shoe, Long Street (incident ref 12190238649). Then, around 12.05am on New Year’s Day, a window was broken at the Tipsy Fox, […]

Scarborough: Appeal following an altercation on Seaview Crescent

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It happened at around 6pm on Monday 6 January 2020. One of the men was walking two terrier dogs at the time. Police attended the incident and one man was taken to hospital by ambulance. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could […]

Appeal following an assault in Northallerton pub

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It happened at Mr Grey’s public house on Northallerton High Street in the early hours of Wednesday 18 December 2019 and involved a local man being struck on the back of the head with a pool cue. The victim was taken by ambulance to Darlington  Hospital where he received treatment for a serious head injury. […]

Appeal following recent burglary at a restaurant in Scarborough

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It is believed that thieves broke into the premises on Queen Street at approximately 1.30am on Saturday 4 January 2020. On gaining entry to the property by kicking in the front door, an untidy search was made and the till was stolen. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]