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Appeal after Peugeot car stolen in York burglary

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It occurred in the early hours of Sunday 17 November 2019, between 1am and 6am. It is not known how many suspects were involved; a black Peugeot 207 was stolen from the address, and eventually found down Metcalf Lane in Osbaldwick. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following ‘2-in-1’ burglary in York

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It happened between 11.30pm on Thursday 14 November and 6.30am on Friday 15 November 2019, and involved suspect/s gaining access into a student house and stealing a black Puma puffer jacket containing bank cards, house keys and a vehicle belonging to the victim. The vehicle has since been recovered by police on Blakeney Place. We […]

Appeal after football club targeted in burglary attempt

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It happened on the evening of Sunday 10 November 2019 at 11.55pm. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. The description of the people involved are two white males wearing dark tracksuit clothing. One of them had a white stripe on the left sleeve. Anyone with information […]

Convicted sex offender imprisoned for five years for non-recent indecent assault on young girl in York

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David Raymond May, aged 55, was sentenced at York Crown Court today (Thursday 14 November 2019). Guilty: David Raymond May He denied the offence until the first day of trial on Wednesday when he pleaded guilty. May’s victim was aged around six or seven when the incident occurred between 1996 and 1998 when he was […]

Brave sexual grooming victim secures justice almost eight years after being targeted by gym instructor

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Ben Towler, aged 36, from Greasbrough, Rotherham, was sentenced at York Crown Court on 22 October 2019. He denied five charges of sexual activity with a child. The jury convicted him of kissing the victim and acquitted him of the other four charges. As well as being imprisoned, Towler was barred from working with children, […]