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Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Appeal after man seriously injured when car left the road near Gunnerside

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It happened at around 11am on Thursday 28 December 2017. On Arrival officers found the vehicle had come to rest approximately 50 metres from the road in a field.  The driver, a man aged in his 30s from the Darlington area, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough where he […]

Man taken to hospital after being punched unconscious in McDonald’s, York

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A 20-year-old man was in McDonald’s in Blake Street with his mother when a man approached him and began talking to him. He then punched the victim in the face, knocking him unconscious. He regained consciousness and was taken to hospital for treatment. The offender ran off towards St Sampson’s Square. The incident took place […]

Appeal following Boxing Night robberies in York

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The first one happened on the footpath between Scarborough Bridge and Aldborough Way in York at approximately 8.25pm on 26 December 2017, when the victim, a 24-year-old man had his wallet and phone stolen by a man who was in possession of a knife. The suspect in this case, who is described as being in […]

UPDATED: Missing Knaresborough man found

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 *************************************************************** Police in Knaresborough are appealing for information to find missing Craig Webster. Mr Webster was last seen by friends at an address in Jennyfields, Harrogate at around 1.30pm on Saturday 23rd December 2017. Officers are growing concerned for his welfare as he does not have access to cash or transport and it is out […]

York police appeal to two burglaries and a collision in Rufforth

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The two burglaries happened in Rosedale Avenue, York, and The Terrace in Rufforth. Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the areas between midnight and 4am on 24 December 2017, is asked to contact the police. Officers are linking the burglaries with a collision in Rufforth at around 3.50am and would also like to hear […]

Man missing from York has been found

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****************************************************************************************** Mr Donaldson was last seen by his housemate in his home off Gillygate at around 8.30pm on Saturday (23 December). Police are concerned for his welfare and want to trace him so they can ensure he is alright. The 26-year-old, originally from Fife in Scotland, may be carrying a guitar. He is slim with […]