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Appeal following an assault near York

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It happened at around 8:20pm on Monday 15 April 2019 and involved two men, who both got out of their vehicles. The victim was in a while Vauxhall Van and the other man was in a silver VW Polo. As a result of the assault, the victim, a man in his twenties from York, suffered […]

Appeal for information following car theft in Beckwithshaw

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The incident took place near Otley Road (B6161) just outside of Beckwithshaw at approximately 2pm on Monday 8 April 2019. A man, described as in his mid-thirties, approximately 5ft 10 tall with short, black hair, wearing dark clothing, in particular a black top with white stripes down both arms, was spotted near the area that […]

Appeal following violent incident in Selby

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It happened on Flaxley Road, Selby, between the junctions with Tennant Street and Hempbridge Road, at around 6pm on Saturday 6 April 2019. Police and paramedics attended the scene and two men were arrested. Both had suffered head injuries and required hospital treatment. A further three men were arrested on 9 April 2019 in respect […]

Appeal following an incident of hate crime

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It happened at around 5.45pm on 27 February 2019 the victim, a woman in her twenties, was walking through the two sets of doors of the main entrance to the Pear Tree Farm restaurant, Monks Cross Drive, York. An unknown man, also going through the entrance doors, began to verbally abuse the victim in an […]

Appeal following assault on A169

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It happened at about 1.40pm on 2 April 2019 on the A169 between Malton and Pickering and involved a large black vehicle and another vehicle. The drivers of both of the vehicles were involved in a confrontation and one man suffered a punch to the face, sustaining minor facial injuries. We are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal following an attempted Burglary in Scarborough.

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It happened at an address on West Street, Scarborough between the hours of 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Monday 8 April. The offenders caused damage to a glass window and a glass panel in a door to try gain access to the property. Officers believe this incident has taken place in daylight hours with a lot […]