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Appeal for information after York city centre assault

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The incident happened around 3.45am on Thursday 19 September when a man suffered an unprovoked attack, sustaining injuries to his face which required hospital treatment. He has since been discharged from hospital and is home with his family. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident in particular […]

Appeal for information following Acomb assault

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a member of staff was assaulted at the McColl’s store on Gale Lane, Acomb. The incident happened at around 9.10pm on Saturday 14 September and involved a male who went into the store and assaulted a member of staff. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation […]

Witness appeal following assault on York riverside

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It happened near to the boat house on the St Peter’s School side of the river at 5.30pm on 15 September 2019. A 45-year-old local man was grabbed from behind by the back of his neck and was threatened by another man. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Woman sexually assaulted in York

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The victim was dropped off at Milton Street, York, at about midnight. She remembers walking along Rawdon Avenue just before 3am. At this stage she is unable to remember how she has reached this location. A resident of Rawdon Avenue called a taxi on her behalf to take her back to her home address. Despite […]

Appeal for information following the robbery of a bike in York

Appeal for information following the robbery of a bike in York

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At around 8.30pm on Thursday 22 August 2019 a group of teenage boys were riding their bikes by the riverside in York between Scarborough Bridge and Lendal Bridge, when they passed a group of men and women, in their early twenties. who were sat at the side of the river. A verbal and physical altercation […]

Appeal for witnesses following a burglary in Acomb

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Thieves broke into a flat at Martin Cheeseman Court between 6pm and 9.15pm on Tuesday 10 September 2019 and stole an amount of money from the property. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and are appealing for any witnesses who may have information which would be […]