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Police appeal: Purse theft from elderly lady in Easingwold

Police appeal: Purse theft from elderly lady in Easingwold

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Police in Easingwold are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman had her purse stolen why shopping at the Co-op in the Market Place. It happened between 11.45am and 11.48am on Friday 30 March 2018. The victim, who lives locally, was left shaken by the incident but was not injured. We are requesting the public’s assistance to […]

Skipton: Appeal for information regarding broken caravan window

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Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Skaith. You can also email James.Skaith@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number NYP-30032018-0450. Follow me […]

Appeal following theft of high-value equipment from fishing vessel at Scarborough

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It happened on the North Pier harbour, Sand side, between 10/03/2018 – 11/03/2018. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Paul O’Neill. You can also email […]

Appeal following serious assault in York

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It happened on Church Street, York at 1am on Sunday 28 January 2018 when two men and woman approached a man before one of the men punched the victim in his head causing a fracture to his jaw. The suspect is described as White, about 23 years-old, small to medium build, about 5ft5 to 5ft […]

CCTV appeal following theft of outdoor clothing in Skipton

CCTV appeal following theft of outdoor clothing in Skipton

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It happened at the Ultimate Outdoors store on Coach street in Skipton at about 5pm on Saturday 17 March 2018 when a man entered the store and removed items of clothing from a display before leaving without making any attempt to pay for the items. The suspect was chased by staff and the goods were […]