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“Cowardly” attacker sentenced for sexually assaulting a woman on a York bike path

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James Ronald Raynor, 21, was sentenced to 32 months in custody when he appeared at York Crown Court yesterday. Raynor (pictured) approached the woman, who is in her 20s, and groped her as she walked along the track from Tang Hall towards James Street. The incident happened at around 8.50pm on Sunday, 24 September 2017. […]

CCTV appeal following altercation inside York nightclub

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At approximately 12.50am on Sunday 29 October 2017, there was an altercation inside Vudu Lounge and Nightclub on Swinegate, York. It was a busy night with many people celebrating Halloween.  The altercation involved a group of three women and two other women who suffered cuts and bruises. Both injured women attended York Hospital and left after treatment. Police […]

Cyclist assaulted in York

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It happened on the junction of Clifton Moor Gate and Water Lane, York, near the Toyota garage at around 6.45am on Wednesday (6 December 2017). Both the cyclists involved were men. One was assaulted and pulled to the floor by the other cyclist and sustained minor injuries to their arms and legs, which did not require […]

Operation Cordial reduces burglaries in York

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York Neighbourhood Policing Team developed Operation Cordial to tackle a pattern of burglaries occurring within the same street. As well as revisiting attacked premises to offer crime prevention advice, the team provided community reassurance by visiting every address within the street, to offer support and guidance on keeping their properties safe and ensuring that steps […]