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Appeal following assault in Scarborough

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It happened  between 7.15pm and 7.45pm on Monday 28 October 2019 and involved around six males and females. A female present has been assaulted and has an injury to her right ear after been hit in the ear with a bunch of keys by one of the males involved. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]

Appeal for information after theft from vehicle in Richmond

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The incident happened on Beechfield Road, Richmond at 10.45pm on Monday 4 November 2019 and involved a white Ford Transit van. The van’s rear doors were forced open and power tools stolen. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Bowie. […]

Crash in York: Appeal for witnesses

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At 11pm a loud bang was heard in the vicinity of Eason View and St Helen’s Road in Dringhouses. Damage was caused to a wall at the junction by a vehicle which then left the scene. Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw a vehicle with rear end damage in […]

Appeal following collision in York

Appeal following collision in York

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It happened at 9.45pm on Thursday 31 October 2019 at the junction of Boroughbridge Road onto Beckfield Lane. It involved two vehicles, a Nissan Quashqai and a Suzuki Ignis. Immediately after the collision, the driver and occupants of the Suzuki Ignis left the scene. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]

Appeal following fail to stop road traffic collision

Appeal following fail to stop road traffic collision

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It happened on Alness Drive at around 8.30am and involved a BMW and another car which failed to stop at the scene. The owner of the BMW, a woman in her late 60s, was placing her grandchild into the rear seat of her car when the offending vehicle collided with her open rear door, pinning […]

Appeal for information following serious sexual assault in Whitby

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It happened between 9pm and 11pm on Saturday 26 October 2019, between the steps connecting Windsor Terrace with Spring Hill (known locally as ‘Bobbies Bank’), and the path that connects Spring Hill with Pannett Way. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular anyone who […]