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Appeal following crash near Towton

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It happened at around 6.30am  on Friday, 4 December and involved a red Toyota Aygo and a black Ssangyong Rexton. Both drivers sustained minor injuries following the collision. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicle(s) prior to the collision, to get in touch as soon as possible […]

Appeal following altercation between two drivers in York

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The incident happened on Flaxman Avenue in York shortly after 6pm on Wednesday 2 December. There was an altercation between a delivery van driver and the driver of a grey Ford Transit Connect van. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for […]

Woman jailed after befriending victims in order to steal from them

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Michelle Dillon of no fixed address was yesterday (7 Dec 2020) sentenced at York Magistrates Court to 48 weeks in prison after she was found guilty of three counts of theft and five counts of fraud by false representation. On 4 December, Dillon first approached a woman waiting in a restaurant in York on the […]

Handbag stolen from car near Nidd Gorge

Handbag stolen from car near Nidd Gorge

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It happened at Nidd Gorge car park, Scotton Banks, and involved the rear window of a car being smashed and a hand bag being stolen from the back seat. The owner was walking her dog at the time. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Slurry tanker collision causes A19 disruption overnight

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The collision took place at about 9.15pm on Monday 7 December 2020, on the A19 at Escrick, and involved a black VW Beetle and a yellow JCB Fastrac towing a slurry tanker. As a result of the collision, the JCB ended up on top of the car, trapping a passenger inside. The slurry tanker was […]

Police issue large majority of weekend FPN’s to local partygoers in Scarborough

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Officers attended four separate parties, which were all in breach of the tier two regulations. The tier two regulations state that no mixing of households should take place indoors and that no more than six people should meet outdoors. Commenting on the number of incidents officers attended this weekend, Chief Inspector Rachel Wood, Operational Commander […]