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Appeal following fracas at Scarborough concert

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It took place at the open air theatre while Jess Glynne was playing on Friday 11 August 2017. The incident took place at the toilet block located towards the rear of the theatre just before 10pm. A woman was assaulted while waiting in the queue for the toilet with her friends. The suspect approached the group […]

Landrover Discovery damaged on North Road in Ripon

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It happened at around 11pm on Friday 11 August 2017 when the vehicle was left near to the entrance of the old auction market. In particular, we are appealing for any passers-by between 10.30pm and 11pm, either on foot or in vehicles, to help us identify those responsible. There was a large group of youths […]

Appeal following road traffic collision in York

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A cyclist rode from Peasholme Green towards Layerthorpe in company with a second male who was also on a cycle. The car was travelling on Foss Bank over the crossroads towards Foss Islands Road and struck the cyclist in the middle of the junction. Although the driver and several witnesses stopped and tried to assist […]

Appeal for witnesses following assault in York

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It happened near the bank of the River Foss, off Church Lane, between 6.30pm and 7pm on 10 August 2017 and involved a male youth who punched the older male victim in the mouth. As a result of the assault, the victim lost three of his front teeth. The victim attended York District Hospital where […]

Appeal following damage to tyres in Skipton

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It happened between 8pm on Sunday 6th August 2017 and 9.10am on Tuesday 8th August 2017. The front and rear offside tyres of a Landrover Discovery have been damaged. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Liz Rutter. You can also email liz.rutter@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk […]