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Police appeal following burglary in York

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The burglary happened on the 19th February 2019 between the hours of 1.40pm and 5.40pm, entry was gained by breaking glass in a side door of the victims house. Offenders have taken items belonging to the victim including some high value watches and rings. The most identifiable being a Raymond Weil watch with 3 names […]

Appeal for witnesses following serious collision on A59 near Poppleton

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North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage following a serious collision on the A59 near Poppleton yesterday evening (Wednesday, 20 February). A call was received by police just after 4pm reporting a two vehicle collision on between Poppleton and Hessay. The collision involved a grey Nissan Note which was travelling towards […]

Appeal after dog walker assaulted in Selby

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Officers are investigating following an assault on a woman in Selby. At around 8pm on Sunday, 17 February a woman in her 40s was walking her dog along Woodville Terrace when a person on their bike came up behind her and knocked her over. The victim suffered injuries to her face as a result of […]

Appeal following burglary in Stainburn near Harrogate

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It happened at a cottage near to the B6161 in Stainburn at some time between the hours of 4pm on Thursday 7 February and 7.30am on Friday 8 February 2019. The incident involved people believed to be wearing high visibility clothing who gained entry into the cottage and surrounding buildings. The suspects made an untidy search […]

Harrogate: Appeal for information after attempted robbery on taxi driver

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It happened at about 10pm on Thursday 14th February 2019 and involved a silver Ford Mondeo taxi and an unknown man who approached the driver. 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 man involved who is described as […]

Appeal following recent attempt burglary in York

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It happened at the Beckfield Lane store at 2.15am on Monday (18 February 2019) and involved three men attempting to gain entry using an implement to break the shutters. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. The men are described as wearing dark clothing, with black hooded […]