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Pickering: Assault investigation witness appeal

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It happened on the Ropery between 12.50pm and 1.20pm hrs on Saturday 15 February 2020 and involved a man and a woman. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from any members of the public who may have witnessed the […]

Appeal for witnesses following commercial burglary at Scarborough pharmacy

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It is believed to have happened around 3am on Monday 17 February 2020 when the front window of the pharmacy on Gladstone Road was smashed and items, including several charity boxes, were taken from within. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help identify who may be responsible. Investigating officer, PC Liam Cromack, said: “I […]

York: House blaze hero cop ***updated****

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We put out the post underneath (now amended) following initial information we had received from emergency service workers that one of our officers had rescued two residents from the property which was filling with smoke. We can confirm that our officers witnessed the house on fire whilst on patrol and one of them assisted one […]

Appeal to reunite female French bulldog retreived from car boot with its owner

Appeal to reunite female French bulldog retreived from car boot with its owner

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At around 9.30pm on 28 January 2020, a light blue BMW 3 series failed to stop for police on Foss Islands road in York. Following a short pursuit, the vehicle was stopped and the 18-year-old driver from Doncaster was arrested. He has since been charged with dangerous driving, driving otherwise in accordance of a licence, […]

Appeal following 2 in 1 burglary in Copmanthorpe

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The incident happened on Barons Crescent between 1-2am on the morning of Sunday 16 February 2020. A blue Mercedes C220 registration KX17NLL was stolen from a driveway, following the victim’s home being broken into and the car keys stolen from within. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Bridlington man jailed for manslaughter following death of Scarborough man

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James Arthur Collinson, 38 of  Bridlington has been jailed for six years with an extended period of four years on probation following the death of 59-year-old John Glenn from Scarborough. Collinson was jailed at Leeds Crown Court on 14 February after pleading guilty of the manslaughter of Mr Glenn. The incident happened at the Golden […]