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Witness appeal following serious assault in York

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident occurred around the front doors of Club Jalou on Micklegate at approximately midnight on 30 December 2017. The victim was punched once to the face by a man aged in his late teens. He suffered several fractures to the jaw, a split lip and a bloodied nose. He was taken to hospital and is still […]

Appealing for a recent theft from O2 Mobile phone shop at Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at 1pm on 15 March 2018 and involved three unknown men entering the shop and pulling display phones from their stands before running out of the shop. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the three men […]

Update: missing Scarborough boy located safe and well

Posted on in Missing people

Urgent appeal to find missing Scarborough boy Officers have issued an urgent appeal to help find a boy missing from Scarborough. 14 year-old Nathan Stainton was last seen in the Seamer Road area of Scarborough at 9.15pm on Saturday 17  March. Nathan is described as white, around 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build and has […]

CCTV appeal following fraudulent refund of wine at Aldi on Water Lane, York

Posted on in News stories

The man claimed that he purchased ten bottles of wine and required a refund for the purchase. The refund of £79.90 was authorised and the man left the store. However, CCTV footage shows the man entering the store without any bottles and captures him allegedly removing the bottles from the shelf and request a fraudulent […]

CCTV appeal following theft of clothing from Peacocks in Acomb

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At around 12.05pm on Saturday 10 March 2018 the two women pictured entered the store, one woman was carrying a blue rucksack. A number of items of children and adult clothing were removed from the store, without any offer of payment being made. Anyone who recognises either of the women pictured is asked to contact […]