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New CCTV image: Police urge driver to come forward after crash

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The crash happened on Tadcaster Road junction with Knavesmire Road at 10.45pm on Tuesday, 5 March 2019. It involved a black estate believed to be a taxi. After colliding with the pedestrian, the vehicle was driven off immediately leaving the pedestrian injured at the scene. Police and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service attended the scene and […]

Tools stolen from building site in Croft

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It happened between 4.15pm on 13 March and 7.50am the next day and involved a number of suspects stealing tools and equipment from a construction site. A large amount of personal tools and hired equipment have been stolen. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Eight month-old kitten shot by air weapon in Acomb

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  On Monday 18 March an eight month-old kitten was shot by an air weapon on Almsford Road in Acomb, York. The ginger kitten, ‘Biscuit’, was taken to a local vets and was found to have a pellet embedded in his spine which meant that the vet had to put him to sleep. North Yorkshire […]

Appeal following racially-aggravated incident in Cross Hills

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It happened at Morrison’s Petrol Station (Snax24), Station Road, Cross Hills, Keighley, at about 10pm on Saturday 16 March 2019. A man entered the store and exposed himself to staff before making racial comments toward the same member of staff. An arrest was made on the evening and the suspect has been released under investigation […]

Appeal following violent incident in Filey involving five females

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It happened outside The Buccaneer pub at 12.50am on Sunday 17 March 2019 and involved five females fighting 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 Gemma Johnson. […]

Appeal following assault outside Sealife Centre in Scarborough

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It happened on the path just outside the Sealife Centre at around 3.30pm on Sunday 17 March 2019 and when a male assaulted a female by headbutting her. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information which may help identify the […]