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Appeal after man approached girl in York

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At around 8.45am on Wednesday 24 January 2018, a 16-year-old girl was walking to school when a man approached the girl and told her to “walk”.    The girl managed to get away from the man. A short time later, as she headed towards her school to report the incident, she was approached by a […]

Appeal following recent assault in York

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It happened on High Petergate, York at approximately 12.53pm on Sunday 14 January 2018 where the victim, a white man in his early 50’s from York, was assaulted by an unknown male resulting in injury. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing […]

UPDATED: Scarborough stabbing 23 January 2018

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The man, 28,  has been taken to hospital for treatment. An investigation has been launched and police remain at the scene. Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, and pass information to the Force Control Room. Please quote incident number 144 of 23 January. You can also pass information […]

Appeal following recent town centre assault in Harrogate

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It happened on Union Street, next to Jubilee Car Park, between 1.30am and 1.50am on Sunday 14 January 2018. It  involved a small group of people containing a man and woman couple that were said to be arguing, before a man aged in his early 20s from Harrogate was assaulted by the man. The victim required treatment at […]

Appeal following a road traffic collision and vehicle leaving the scene in Acomb, York

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The collision took place between 11:55am and 12:00pm on Sunday 21 January 2018 and involved a Black Volkswagen Golf and a Black Volkswagen Polo. The Polo left the scene of the accident before speaking to the other driver or awaiting police arrival. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing […]

Appeal for information following horsebox fire and graffiti on car in Scrayingham

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It happened on Bleaberry Lane near Scrayingham at 13:30hrs on Saturday 20th January 2018 and involved the setting fire to a horsebox and obscene graffiti on another car nearby. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about whether anyone witnessed […]