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Appeal for information following racial abuse in Scarborough

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North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a member of staff was racially abused at a filling station in Scarborough. The incident occurred at around 4pm on Tuesday, 15 January at the Musham Bank filling station on Seamer Road after a man was challenged as he attempted to leave the location without paying for […]

Appeal for information following suspicious incident in York

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Officers are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious incident in York. The incident occurred on Rydal Avenue at around 6.50pm on Thursday, 24 January when a man approached another man in a threatening manner. The offender is described as a white male, approximately 6ft tall, of slim and athletic build and aged in his late […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Haxby

Appeal for information following burglary in Haxby

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following a burglary at a care home on Haxby Road in York. The offence occurred at a care home in Haxby between Saturday, 5 January and Saturday, 12 January. Several items, including the following were taken during the burglary: A decorative china plate with a thick brown rim and […]

Witness appeal following theft from van in Sutton in Craven

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The incident happened at 7.30pm on Wednesday 23 January 2019, when two male suspects wearing dark hoodies were seen to walk up Park Avenue, Sutton in Craven. They turned right onto Greenroyd Drive and it is believed they then broke into a white Citroen van which was parked outside the victims home address on Greenroyd […]

Appeal following robbery at Cross Hill’s shop

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The incident happened in the Spar Shop on Main Street on Sunday 20 January 2019 between 8.30pm and 9pm when a suspect entered the shop and produced a knife with a red handle/blade before demanding a member of staff empty the till and hand the contents to him. No-one was injured in the incident . The […]

Appeal following attempted burglary in Scarborough

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It happened on Royal Albert Drive between the hours of 9pm on Thursday 17 January 2019 and 7am on Friday 18 January 2019 and involved offenders attempting to break into a café by forcing entry. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are keen […]