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Appeal following York house burglary

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It happened between 8:30am and 4pm on Wednesday 27 March 2019 and involved the theft of a number of items of jewellery. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious persons in the […]

Appeal after pit bike seized following anti-social riding incident in Scarborough

Appeal after pit bike seized following anti-social riding incident in Scarborough

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The bike initially failed to stop for officers after being sighted riding dangerously in the Barrowcliff area of Scarborough at around 5:30pm on Tuesday 26 March. After mounting the pavement onto a grass verge, the rider and pillion passenger then abandoned the bike and made off on foot in the vicinity of the Barrowcliff Road/Colescliffe […]

Appeal for information after altercation in York

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The incident happened outside KFC, Blossom Street, York, between 7.05pm and 7.15pm on Monday 18 March 2019, when a public order incident occurred involving a Deliveroo cyclist and a member of the public. The Deliveroo cyclist’s bike was damaged in the incident. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Appeal following robbery in Harrogate

Appeal following robbery in Harrogate

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It happened outside the Co-op store on Skipton Road, Harrogate at 11.55pm on Thursday 21 March 2019 when a man dressed in dark clothing and wearing a white mask approached another man in the store and demanded money. The victim gave the masked man a small amount of cash, who then made off on foot […]

Masked men steal items from delivery vehicle in Harrogate

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It happened on Crab Lane at 7.45am on Monday 18 March and involved two males wearing balaclavas stealing items from a delivery vehicle. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the identities of the two male suspects and their […]

Appeal following a burglary at Selby casino

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Two men gained access to the casino at 2.20am and returned at 4.30am on Wednesday, 13 March. They damaged gaming machines and stole cash. Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at these times to contact them. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact […]