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Appeal following burglary at Boots in Skipton

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At some point between 7.30-8pm on Saturday 18 January 2020, offenders have gained access to the roof of the rear part of the store, to the back of the High Street. Roof tiles have been  removed, to gain access to the roof space area and the offenders have then dropped down, through a lower ceiling, […]

Appeal following collision involving a cyclist in York

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The driver left the scene in an unknown vehicle after the incident on the Micklegate junction next to Popworld , on 21 December at around  7pm. The cyclist suffered bruising to both legs however, luckily escaped without serious injury. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances around the incident, in […]

Appeal following incident at Scarborough M&S

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It happened at the shop on Westborough at around 3.45pm on Tuesday 7 January 2020, and involved a woman in a wheelchair and a man, at the cash desk. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for the man involved in this […]

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, […]