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Appeal following fail to stop road traffic collision

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It happened at the junction of the A61 and Otley Road at 2:45am and involved a white Ford Mondeo taxi and what is believed to be a black SEAT. The SEAT came from the direction of Killinghall to the junction with the A61, near the Three Horseshoes, when it is reported to have overshot the […]

Appeal following recent assault in York city centre

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It happened at around 3pm and involved a man and woman who had been selling magazines near to the location. We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from two key witnesses that alerted a local security officer. Anyone with information that […]

RSPCA Inspectors join fight against domestic abuse thanks to North Yorkshire Police training

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The training is the first of its kind and was delivered in partnership between North Yorkshire Police, Independent Domestic Abuse Services (IDAS), Victim Support North Yorkshire and the RSPCA. Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce helped to set up the training day which was opened to RSPCA Inspectors across the North of England. North […]

Appeal for information after three burglaries in Selby

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Police are appealing for information or witnesses after three incidents occurred at commercial premises in Selby town centre. The incidents are as follows: The back door of Thomas the Baker on Gowthorpe was forced open and cash stolen from a number of charity tins between the hours of 5.15pm on Saturday 7th December and 8.30am […]

Wanted York man located and arrested following police appeal

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Original release: Man wanted for recall to prison – have you seen 30 year-old Sam Mason? Police are continuing to appeal for information as to the whereabouts of 30-year-old wanted man Sam Mason, from York. Mason was originally sentenced in October 2015 for robbery and was released on licence in May 2018. He is wanted […]