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Webchat – your chance to have your say about policing in York city centre

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Inspector Andy Godfrey and Sergeant Nick Plumb will join a representative from the Salvation Army charity to host the webchat between 6pm and 7pm on Tuesday 27 September 2016.They will be online to discuss people’s experiences with York police and respond to any issues raised. To join the webchat, or set up an email reminder […]

Hundreds of York farms and businesses offered free security boost

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Officers have identified hundreds of York business premises that are located on industrial estates or away from built-up areas, and over the coming weeks will be sending them a self-assessment questionnaire and information about crime prevention. Dubbed “Operation Woodchip” for rural businesses, and “Operation Woollen” for farms, the campaign is the biggest rural crime prevention […]

Witness appeal following serious assault in York

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  At about 5.30pm on Saturday 17 September, an incident took place outside McDonalds on Blake Street, York, after two men became involved in an argument. The victim, a 29-year-old man, was struck in the head, and fell to the pavement, suffering serious head injuries. He is receiving treatment in Hull Royal Infirmary, where he […]

Appeal for a recent assault

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It happened on Lawrence Street, York at 2:30pm on Sunday 28 August 2016 and involved a male in his late fifties, about 5’8″ tall wearing a blue jacket and jeans assaulting another male by hitting him over the head several times. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the […]