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Man arrested in connection with York assault

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Between 9.30pm and 9.50pm on Saturday 5 May, a man and a woman who had a dog with them were seen arguing on Coney Street. Police were called with a report that the man assaulted the woman as they walked along Coney Street, and then again as they walked up New Street towards Davygate. The […]

Urgent police appeal to locate missing 13-year-old girl Elise Donoghue

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Elise was reported missing from the Acomb area of York at around 1pm Saturday 12 May 2018. Police enquiries have since tracked Elise to the West Yorkshire area. She is also known to travel by train between Leeds and York. She was last seen wearing black leggings and black knee high suede boots and is […]

Officers and families gather to remember colleagues at annual memorial service

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The service, which was conducted by the force chaplain, the Reverend Robert Williamson, and attended by families and friends of staff, officers and volunteers, provides an opportunity to remember, reflect and give thanks for those who have died while in service, or since their retirement from the force. The service was also attended by Temporary Chief Constable […]

Three members of York family and web of dealers found guilty of conspiracy to supply heroin

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47-year-old Percy Smith, 47-year-old Coralena Smith and 25-year-old Nathaniel Smith all of Ryedale Caravan Site, York have appeared at Bradford Crown Court and been found guilty of conspiracy to supply heroin. Coralena Smith and Percy Smith were also found guilty of being in possession of criminal property. Percy and Coralena were both given a twelve […]