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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 two sexual assaults in York

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On Friday 29 June 2018, at about 10pm, a man pushing a bike approached a woman on the cycle path between Scarborough Bridge and Jubilee Terrace, and touched her inappropriately. A similar incident occurred on Monday 2 July 2018, also at about 10pm, when a man on a bike touched a woman inappropriately on Jubilee […]

Community thanked following protest in York

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Approximately 300 people took part in the demonstration and march between 12.30pm and just after 2.30pm, which was prompted by the official visit to the UK by President Donald Trump. Our officers were on hand to facilitate peaceful protest, minimise disruption for other people and businesses in the city centre, and to ensure safety by […]