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Death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

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Chief Constable Lisa Winward said: “It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh. “There is a sombre mood across the force today and on behalf of everyone at North Yorkshire Police, I send our deepest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal […]

Does this chainsaw belong to you? Appeal for owner to come forward.

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It was found on the morning of Thursday 1 April 2021 on Park Road. Officers believe that the chainsaw could be stolen property and would like to return it to its rightful owner. Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for David Gasson. You can also email […]

Appeal for witnesses following an assault in York play park

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It happened at approximately 5pm on Wednesday 7 April when two boys, aged 12 and 11 years-old , are believed to have been assaulted by a group of youths aged between about 12-16. The two victims did not receive any injuries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal after man suffers serious facial injuries

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an incident in Scarborough after a man suffered serious facial injuries. The incident happened on St Nicholas Street at approximately 12.30pm on Tuesday 6th April, outside Lloyds Bank. The victim, who is in his early 20s and is slim, was treated in hospital for serious […]

Girl assaulted by group of youths in Harrogate

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It happened on Sunday (4 April) in the area of Woodfield Close, on the iron bridge behind Woodfield Primary School. At 5.5opm, a teenage girl was approached b a group of six or seven youths. One of the boys in the group pushed her over, resulting in bruising. The group of youths are believed to […]