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Appeal for information following attempted burglary in York

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It happened on Newby Terrace between 10.10am and 12.30pm on Sunday 10 November 2019.. In particular, we are appealing for information about any suspicious persons or activity in the Newby Terrace area at this time. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask […]

Appeal for witnesses after vehicle failed to stop in Scarborough

Appeal for witnesses after vehicle failed to stop in Scarborough

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The incident happened around 1.30am on Valley Bridge in Scarborough and involved a 67-plate black Audi A5 S Line soft top convertible. When required to stop, the vehicle made off at speed in the direction of the town centre and onto Northway. It was later recovered after being found abandoned on Ashville Avenue. Following initial […]

Appeal following assault in Harrogate town centre

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Around 1.30am on 29 September on Oxford Street in Harrogate a male was assaulted resulting in a broken jaw. Police are looking to speak to a white man in his mid 20’s, around 6ft tall with a lean build and dark hair who we believe may have information about the incident. He was wearing a […]

Sentimental jewellery stolen in Cliffe burglary

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It happened on Main Street at 5.30pm on Friday 11 October when entry was forced into a rear door of the house. A number of items of distinctive jewellery (pictured) were stolen from within the property which hold a great deal of value to the victims including: An engagement ring belonging to one of the […]

Appeal after man suffers broken jaw in York assault

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It happened in the early hours of Sunday 20 October 2019 at around 2am when a 19-year-old man suffered a fractured jaw. The suspect is described as in his early 20s, around 6ft tall, short curly hair and was of muscular build. The victim received hospital treatment for his injuries. Officers are appealing to anyone […]

Appeal following assault on Coney Street, York

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It happened on the junction of Market Street/Coney Street, York at approximately 4.15pm and involved a 15 year old male who reported that he was approached by an older male who grabbed hold of him when he refused to give the male his phone. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]