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Smashed shop window on Yorkersgate, Malton

Posted on in Local appeals

Shortly after 1am on Saturday 30 December 2017 a large window at an office supplies store on Yorkersgate, Malton was smashed. Enquiries are being conducted to determine the circumstances around the incident and police want to speak to any witnesses who were in the area at the time, or anyone who can assist the investigation. […]

Appeal following recent theft and assault in Whitby

Posted on in Local appeals

The theft happened at J’Adore at around 3.15pm on Saturday 16 December 2017, and was followed by an assault on Sandgate shortly afterwards. It involved a man who stole two items from J’Adore and was pursued by the store manager on to Sandgate where the suspect assaulted the store manager before returning the stolen items. We are conducting enquiries and […]

Repeated incidents of graffiti and damage on school buses serving York and Ryedale

Posted on in Local appeals

During the last few weeks of the winter term, the company has had several of their buses damaged by school children from some of the area’s secondary schools. This has included graffiti on windows and seats, some of which is offensive, as well as damage to seats. PC Alan Robson, of the Malton Neighbourhood Policing Team , said: “Damage […]

Police investigate suspected arson at Kirkbymoorside

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The incident happened at Howe End at around 9.45pm on Wednesday 20 December 2017. Entry had been forced into the property and a small fire started within the living room, causing damage to furniture and fixtures and fittings. There were no reports of injuries and nobody has been arrested at this stage. Officers investigating the circumstances of […]