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Appeal following recent robbery in York

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It happened between 4am on Sunday 24 June 2018 and involved two men threatening another man walking home from the city centre with a wooden plank. No injury was caused to the victim, a 23-year-old local man, but headphones and an over-the-shoulder bag was stolen from him. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help […]

Appeal about recent York burglary

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It happened at Bartle Garth at around 3.30pm on Friday 8 June 2018 and involved a white man, aged in his late 40s or early 50s, around 5ft 8in tall, skinny build, with grey stubble and a wrinkled forehead. He was wearing a brown flat cap, a quilted jacket similar to a Barbour-style and stood […]

Appeal following disturbance at Whitby pub

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It happened in the front open area of The Dolphin on Bridge Street at approximately 8:20pm on Friday 22 June 2018 and involved two males who had been refused to be served any more alcohol and began fighting with door staff from the pub. Two males were arrested and have been currently released under investigation […]

Appeal following dog attack near Selby

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It happened at Brayton Barff at approximately 4.45pm on Wednesday 20 June 2018 and involved a tan coloured large, solid-build Bull Mastiff/Staffordshire terrier type dog. The dog was not on a lead. The dog attacked a Jack Russell which was on a lead with its owner. The dog also bit the hand of the Jack […]

Appeal following collision near Harrogate

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It happened between 11pm and 11.15pm on Friday 22 June 2018 and involved a silver/grey Peugeot hatchback containing three men from the Bradford area and a white/silver vehicle that failed to stop at the incident. All three occupants from the Peugeot received injuries and were taken via ambulance to Harrogate Hospital. We are appealing for witnesses […]

Witness appeal following hate related incident in Acomb

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Officers are appealing for information and witnesses following a hate related public order crime. The incident occurred at Morrisons on Front Street, Acomb when a man was subjected to threatening and racially abusive language. The offence occurred at around 3pm on Wednesday, 20 June. Anyone with information which could assist the investigation is urged to […]