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Appeal following two attempted street robberies in Whitby

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They happened on Church Street and St Ann’s Staith in the early hours of Sunday, 17 November. Two assailants attacked two men within close proximity of each other using physical violence. Both victims sustained injuries during this attack, including cuts, bruises and a broken tooth. They were taken to hospital and later discharged. One victim […]

Appeal following assault on 10 year-old in Knaresborough

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It happened on Tuesday 19 November 2019 between 8.45am and 9am whilst the victim and her friend were waiting at the traffic lights on the corner of Chain Lane and York Road, near to the Lidl supermarket in Knaresborough.  An unknown man walked up York Road from the old Lidl towards the two girls, snapped […]

Appeal after Peugeot car stolen in York burglary

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It occurred in the early hours of Sunday 17 November 2019, between 1am and 6am. It is not known how many suspects were involved; a black Peugeot 207 was stolen from the address, and eventually found down Metcalf Lane in Osbaldwick. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following ‘2-in-1’ burglary in York

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It happened between 11.30pm on Thursday 14 November and 6.30am on Friday 15 November 2019, and involved suspect/s gaining access into a student house and stealing a black Puma puffer jacket containing bank cards, house keys and a vehicle belonging to the victim. The vehicle has since been recovered by police on Blakeney Place. We […]

Appeal following attempted burglary in Acomb

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It happened on Wains Road at 1.55am on 10 November 2019, when a man entered a property through the front door but was disturbed by the occupants. He then fled on foot towards the cycle track which runs behind the working men’s club. The male is described as 6ft tall, very slim build, wearing a […]