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Appeal after man approached girl in York

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At around 8.45am on Wednesday 24 January 2018, a 16-year-old girl was walking to school when a man approached the girl and told her to “walk”.    The girl managed to get away from the man. A short time later, as she headed towards her school to report the incident, she was approached by a […]

Appeal following recent assault in York

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It happened on High Petergate, York at approximately 12.53pm on Sunday 14 January 2018 where the victim, a white man in his early 50’s from York, was assaulted by an unknown male resulting in injury. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing […]

Appeal following a road traffic collision and vehicle leaving the scene in Acomb, York

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The collision took place between 11:55am and 12:00pm on Sunday 21 January 2018 and involved a Black Volkswagen Golf and a Black Volkswagen Polo. The Polo left the scene of the accident before speaking to the other driver or awaiting police arrival. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing […]

Stolen bike returned to its rightful owner within hours of its theft – thanks to police security marking technology

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On the afternoon of Wednesday 17 January 2018, officers recovered a suspected stolen Carrera bike which had been abandoned on St Andrewgate, York. The bike had been security marked by North Yorkshire Police, meaning its frame was engraved with a unique identification number. Just as officers were about to visit the registered address of the […]

Appeal following aggravated burglary in York

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The incident happened at 12.20pm on Tuesday 16 January 2018. Three masked suspects entered the address, which was occupied by a woman and her three-year-old child, and made various demands of the victim before making their escape. The victim sustained minor injuries to her leg as a result of the incident and has been left […]