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Can you help identify two people suspected of using fake £50 notes

Posted on in CCTV appeals

Officers would like help in identifying two people they suspect of using fake Scottish £50 notes. The notes were used on High Bentham on Tuesday, 29 May. If you can identify the people in the CCTV please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, selecting option 2 and ask asking for PC 340 David Burgess. Alternative […]

Appeal to identify young men on bikes as part of assault appeal

Posted on in Local appeals

Officers are appealing for help in identifying a group of boys they believe are responsible for physically assaulting a 12-year-old girl in the Clifton Moor area of York. The incident occurred at around 9pm on Monday, 30 July, when the victim was walking alone. The girl was pushed to the ground and where she was […]

Appeal following a recent assault on Hull Road, York

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident took place at around 11pm on Tuesday 31 July 2018 on Hull Road in York near the Beeswing Pub and resulted in a taxi driver being assaulted. The driver has not suffered from any injuries, but he is very shook up by the incident. Police would like to speak to three men, who had got into his […]

York man convicted of begging despite getting £900 a month in benefits and fully-funded accommodation

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Roy Finch, of Thief Lane, York, had been a council tenant since 2004. However, following an investigation by North Yorkshire Police, he admitted two offences of begging in the city centre on 22 June and 18 July this year. He also admitted that he begs on a regular basis and has been doing so for […]