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***UPDATE***Witness appeal after cyclist injured in serious collision in York

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The man, aged 51 from York, died in hospital this afternoon.  We are not yet in a position to release the identity of the man.  Police urge any witnesses who have not yet come forward to get in touch. Please dial 101, press 1 and pass information to the force control room quoting reference 12190062550.  ******************************************* […]

Update – body discovered in the River Foss

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The body has now been identified as that of Lee Evennett, 48, from York. Lee was reported missing on 29 March 2019. His family are being supported by officers. At this time, there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

Police receive a report of a body in the River Foss, York

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A member of the public contacted police at 4.30pm Saturday 6 April 2019 to report a sighting of a body in the water. Police, Fire and Rescue services and the Yorkshire and Humberside Underwater Search Unit are currently working together to recover the body from the water. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the person’s identity. […]

Appeal to find missing York man, Lee Evennett

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Lee, 48, was last spoken to on 25 March 2019 and was reported missing on 29 March. Officers have carried out extensive enquiries to try to find Lee, but he remains missing. Due to the passage of time, officers are becoming increasingly concerned for Lee’s safety and welfare, and are asking members of the public […]

Two arrests after Skipton post office attempted robbery

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At about 5.20pm on Monday 1 April 2019, two people wearing balaclavas entered the store on East Lane and brandished a knife. They were told to get out, ran off empty-handed, and drove away in a vehicle. Police launched an investigation, including extra patrols to reassure the local community, and house-to-house enquiries in the area. […]

Appeal after pregnant sheep shot and killed

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It happened between 10pm on Monday 1 April 2019 and around 10am the following day. The sheep was in a field with the rest of its flock near to an area known as Acraplatts. Sadly the sheep, who was pregnant at the time, has died from her injuries along with her lambs. Police are investigating the incident […]