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Appeal following assault on taxi driver in York city centre

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Two women got into the victim’s dark coloured saloon taxi by the bus stop opposite Primark before one of the women became verbally abusive to the driver and struck him round the head. Both women then left the vehicle and walked off in the direction of Parliament Street. The suspect is described as white, medium build, aged […]

Appeal after Cliffe Pre-school broken into

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It happened between 15:30hrs on Friday 19 October 2018 and 08:30hrs on Monday 22 October when the suspects gained entry by forcing a window at the premises and stole items from inside. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 1167 Chris […]

Man identified following CCTV appeal in York

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Thank you to all who shared our appeal and provided information to assist the investigation. Original release: CCTV appeal after moped damaged in York York police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man they want to speak to after a moped was damaged. It happened on Blake Street at 5.24am on 7 October 2018 […]

Appeal following serious assault in York

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It happened at around 4am in the early hours of Sunday 21 October on Station Road outside the Grand Hotel by the bus stop when a man in his twenties was attacked by a group of four or five men. The victim sustained serious facial injuries including a fractured cheek bone and possible fractured eye socket along with […]

Scarborough burglary appeal

Scarborough burglary appeal

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We are requesting the public’s assistance to help find a number of stolen watches, including a Rolex Daytona, a Rolex Oyster Perpetual, an Omega Speedmaster and a Swiss Oris. Chinese Gold was also stolen in the burglary and in particular a distinctive gold pendant. These items are all of sentimental value and the owner is […]