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Appeal after motorbike and car crash in Harrogate

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It happened on Wednesday (8 July) at around 4.20pm. The collision involved a black and red Honda CBR motorcycle and a grey Toyota Auris close to the junction with Kennion Road. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. We are particularly interested in any witnesses to the […]

Appeal for witnesses to a sexual assault at a bus stop in York

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At around 6pm Wednesday 8 July 2020 a woman was stood at the bus stop on Low Ousegate near to the Tesco Express store, when a man approached her and touched and spoke to her in an inappropriate manner. The woman managed to removed herself from the situation unharmed, but she was left very shaken […]

Police issue advice after rise in door-to-door sellers

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North Yorkshire Police is urging communities to be vigilant after a rise in reports of ‘cold-callers’ in both Selby and York. Individuals have been knocking on doors with the premise of selling household items or simply asking for donations of money, claiming to be recently released from prison or undertaking an apprenticeship. North Yorkshire Police […]

“Cowardly” motorcyclist who left 12-year-old girl for dead is jailed

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Nathan Lofthouse hid his Kawasaki motorbike and clothes after the collision in York, to try to evade justice. The girl’s family today said their lives have been “changed forever” following the incident, on Boroughbridge Road. She was left fighting for her life in intensive care following the incident in June last year, which left her […]