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Appeal following violent incident in Filey involving five females

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It happened outside The Buccaneer pub at 12.50am on Sunday 17 March 2019 and involved five females fighting We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Gemma Johnson. […]

Appeal following assault outside Sealife Centre in Scarborough

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It happened on the path just outside the Sealife Centre at around 3.30pm on Sunday 17 March 2019 and when a male assaulted a female by headbutting her. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information which may help identify the […]

Serious motorcycle collision near York – police witness appeal

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At about 6.45pm on Friday 15 March 2019, a group of three motorcycles were travelling towards York on the A166 from the direction of Stamford Bridge. Near the junction with Murton Lane, one of the motorcycles, a white Triumph, collided with a traffic island. The rider, a 36-year-old man from the Selby area, suffered serious […]

Witness appeal following fatal collision in Sherburn-in-Elmet

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The collision occurred at about 8.20pm on Saturday 16 March 2019, when a black Volvo V50 car, which was travelling on Low Street towards South Milford, mounted the pavement outside the Spar shop. The car subsequently struck bollards and a stationary vehicle. The driver of the Volvo, a 56-year-old local man, was treated at the […]

Claudia Lawrence investigation: 10th anniversary of her disappearance and suspected murder in York

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Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn, Head of the Cleveland and North Yorkshire Major Investigation Team, said:   “Ten years ago today, on Wednesday 18th of March 2009, Claudia Lawrence was last seen alive in York.   “A decade on, North Yorkshire Police will never give up on Claudia and her family.   “Information is still regularly […]

Appeal for information following recent attempt handbag theft on Otley Road, Harrogate

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It happened at a bus stop on Otley Road opposite the junction with Beckwith Road at approximately 10.25am on Wednesday 13 March 2019 and involved a man attempting to take a woman’s handbag. The man was unsuccessful and the woman was able to keep hold of the bag. He then continued along Otley Road toward Harrogate. Officers are requesting the […]