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Appeal following recent burglary in York city centre

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It happened at the size? shoe store on Feasegate at around 11.30pm on Friday 6 September 2019. The thief or thieves broke a number of windows at the back of the shop before entering the store room and taking several pairs of ladies’ Nike trainers, valued at about £1,000. We are requesting the public’s help […]

Appeal for witnesses to a recent indecent exposure

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It happened between Nando’s and Wagamamas between 10.30pm and 11.45pm on 22 August 2019 and involved a white man exposing himself to the public. A 24-year-old man was subsequently arrested and has been released under investigation pending further enquires. We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Man assaulted on balcony in York

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A man assaulted another man on the balcony of a property at around 11pm on the Friday 30 August 2019. The victim sustained cuts to his face and was taken to hospital. He was discharged following treatment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular we […]

Appeal following Craven road traffic collision

Appeal following Craven road traffic collision

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It happened just after 9.30am on Sunday 1 September and involved a Talbot Express Motorhome. The driver was taken to Airedale hospital with minor injuries before being discharged and arrested on suspicion of drink driving. The driver has been released under investigation pending a blood specimen being analysed. We are appealing for witnesses to the […]

Appeal following burglary in the Harrogate area

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The incident occurred on Avenue Terrace, Starbeck at around 11.40am and involved a man entering an insecure property before taking a handbag belonging to the victim, who was present at the time. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the suspect’s identity and possible movements after the offence. The suspect was described as […]

Appeal following recent burglary in Weeton

Appeal following recent burglary in Weeton

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It happened on Wescoe Hill Lane between 9am and 7pm on Thursday 11 July 2019 and when a handbag (the same style as the one pictured) and quantity of cash was taken from a home. Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area on the above date or […]