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Appeal following theft of tools from van in York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Shelley Grove at 7.25pm on Wednesday 18 12 December 2019 and involved two male suspects stealing £450 worth of power tools from a parked van. The suspects made off in a white panel van. We are requesting the public’s assistance, in particular we are appealing for information to establish the identity of […]

Witness appeal following disorder in Whitby

Posted on in CCTV appeals

It happened at about 2.30am and left one man suffering from a serious injury, resulting in admission to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch as they believe there was a large crowd that gathered and watched events unfold and they will have information that will […]

Appeal following two house burglaries in Colburn

Posted on in Local appeals

They occurred in Fourth Avenue, on the evening of Saturday 14 December. Entry was been forced to two homes and a number of small items have been stolen from within, including cash, cameras and jewellery. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could […]

Appeal following recent violence in York city centre

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Low Ousegate between 9pm and 10pm on Tuesday 17 December and involved two groups of people; one made up of males, the other a mixed group of males and females. It is believed the group of males were aged in their twenties. It is believed that a female was assaulted and […]

78-year-old Filey man jailed for a number of child sex offences

78-year-old Filey man jailed for a number of child sex offences

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David Hudghton from Filey appeared at Doncaster Crown Court yesterday, Thursday 19 December 2019 and pleaded not guilty to all charges. However, a jury found him guilty of eight charges of sexually assaulting a child under 13 and five charges of causing a child to engage in sexual activity. Alongside the prison sentence, Hudghton was […]

North Yorkshire Police donates hundreds of pounds worth of food to local foodbanks

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

Reverse advent calendars work by filling boxes every day with helpful items that can then be taken to food banks in order to help those less fortunate that are struggling at Christmas time. The force decided to organise a force-wide collection of donations after realising that many teams were already carrying out similar initiatives individually. […]