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Appeal for witnesses after male assaulted in York city centre

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At approximately 00:40 hours on Saturday 10 February 2018 whilst waiting to use the cash point on Rougier Street, the victim was punched in the face causing significant injuries. After attending York District Hospital the victim has received treatment for two broken teeth, a broken cheekbone and a broken nose due to this incident. The […]

Appeal following burglary in Skipton

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It happened at Pennine Cruisers on Coach Street between 14.30hrs on 11/02/18 to 08.00hrs on 12/02/18. Offender(s) have forced entry into the premises and stolen an amount of cash from inside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any […]

Appeal for witnesses following assault in Scarborough town centre

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It happened on Foreshore Road between 10.30pm and 11pm on Saturday 10 February 2018 and involved a 29-yearold man and 32-year-old woman. They also had a boy believed to be around 13-years-old with them. The man suffered minor injuries to his face as a result of the incident. Police are appealing to anyone who was in the […]

CCTV images released following scrap metal theft at Hunmanby Industrial Estate

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  It happened between 7pm and midnight on Saturday 10 February 2018 when a quantity of scrap was stolen from the premises. Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the people shown in the CCTV images. Anyone who can help or has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact […]

North Yorkshire Police officers go on patrol with innovative new “handheld office” devices

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Officers and PCSOs are using tablets and smartphones equipped with specially-developed software that cuts down on desk time by letting them work from virtually anywhere in the county. North Yorkshire Police estimates that when fully rolled out, the devices will save the average officer several hours per week through a combination of fewer return visits […]

Update following damage caused to Scarborough Crematorium

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The damage occurred on 4 February 2018 between 3pm and 3.30pm when a black vehicle was seen driving in an antisocial manner in the area of the Crematorium. At some point the vehicle skidded on the grass and travelled for some distance until it became stuck, causing damage to the grass and a number of […]