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Urgent appeal to find missing York man

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33 year-old Jimmy Hebbron (pictures) was last seen at about 11.30am this morning (Monday 29 July) in the Chapelfields/Acomb area in York. He is described at 6ft 6 ins tall, with a bald/shaved head, a bushy beard and wears black heavy-framed glasses. He is believed to be wearing a yellow t-shirt, dark grey joggers, navy […]

Appeal after collision in Malton leaves pedestrian with serious injuries

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The collision happened at around 1.45am on Sunday 28 July 2019 on Railway Street in Malton involving an unknown vehicle and a 47 year-old woman. The collision left the woman with a fractured ankle and bruising and she was taken to hospital for treatment. The vehicle, described as a small car, did not stop at […]

Police issue fresh appeal for Sonny Ferry’s wallet as his family release a tribute

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The body of 19 year-old Sonny Ferry (pictured) from Rutland in the East Midlands was recovered at around 12pm on Sunday 14 April following reports that a person had fallen into the river in York. Following his death, enquires revealed that Mr Ferry’s bank card was used a number of times between 4.22am and 6.10am […]

Inspector Denise Wond cycles in memory of fallen police officer

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Each participant in the Unity Cycle Ride will wear a bracelet inscribed with a name of someone they are cycling to remember and Dee’s bracelet bears the name of PC Richard Ellerker who died on December 26 1993. PC Ellerker was on foot patrol in York when he was injured while arresting a drunk and […]

Hot weather warning: Man taken to hospital after river rescue

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Officers were called to The Falls, Riverside Road, Richmond after reports that a man hit his head while jumping into the River Swale. The 28-year-old, from County Durham, has been taken to hospital with serious injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening. Volunteers from Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team, ambulance staff and firefighters also attended […]