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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 […]

Witness appeal following sexual assault incident in York

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The incident occurred at around 1am on Sunday (29 July 2018) as the victim was walking home via Rawcliffe Drive after a night out. She believes she had been followed from Malton Way onto Rawcliffe Lane before being assaulted on Rawcliffe Drive by an unknown man. The suspect is described as wearing a grey hooded […]

Can you help identify man following assault on woman

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an assault on a woman in York. The incident occurred at around 8pm on Wednesday, 11 July on Bishopthorpe Road near to the Winning Post Public House. The victim was talking to a man who is believed to then have grabbed her by the neck and attempted […]