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Swift justice following Segway theft in York

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Sean James Beard, aged 25, of Jute Road, York, made off with the two-wheeled, self-balancing scooter overnight between Sunday and Monday (28-29 January 2018). The item, valued at £200, was contained in a Vauxhall Zafira that was parked on Kingsway West. Following police enquiries at the scene and in the neighbourhood, Beard was identified as […]

Police investigate damage to a car in York

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A woman went into the Iceland store and on returning to her Silver Volvo V50, she noticed the back windscreen was completely shattered. Police attended and it looked as though something had hit the corner of the window with impact. It happened at around 2pm on Monday, 22 January. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]

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 […]