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Appeal following Harrogate burglary

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The incident happened on Saturday 31 August on Cold Bath Place between 1.30am and 11am. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular for anyone who might have seen any suspicious activity in the area between those times. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Appeal for witnesses following fire at Scarborough cafe

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At approximately 3am on 2 September 2019 the fire service were called to a report of a fire at the family owned Oasis Café. The fire caused extensive damage to one of the customer shelters and has rendered it unusable. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]

Appeal for information following a serious assault in York

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It happened at around 6pm on Wednesday 4 September and involved the serious assault of a 64-year-old local man who was walking his dog on Hob Moor. The victim received facial injuries and lacerations to his mouth which required hospital treatment. As a result of the current police investigation, a 63-year-old man from York was […]

Appeal following theft from a shop in York

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The incident involved a white man in his mid-20s who selected £71 worth of meat and other food goods then left the store without paying. The man had short brown hair and had tattoos on both sides of his neck and on his left forearm, hand and knuckles. He was wearing a sleeveless high-visibility vest, […]

Appeal following recent burglary in York city centre

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It happened at the size? shoe store on Feasegate at around 11.30pm on Friday 6 September 2019. The thief or thieves broke a number of windows at the back of the shop before entering the store room and taking several pairs of ladies’ Nike trainers, valued at about £1,000. We are requesting the public’s help […]