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Appeal following public order incident in Scarborough

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It happened at Manor Road Park, Scarborough. Threats are believed to have been made during an altercation between a man and a family who were in the park by the slide. It happened at approximately 6pm on Sunday 18  April. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]

Appeal following recent arson

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Bales of straw were set on fire in a field off Stockton Road in South Kilivington. It happened during the early evening of Sunday 25 April. 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 suspect involved in the offence. […]

Appeal for information after indecent exposure in York

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after reports that a man exposed his genitals to a woman on Kings Snaith in York, near The Lowther pub. The incident happened around 6.15pm on Saturday 1 May 2021. The man is described as white, of a large build and wearing a dark blue jacket which had […]

Youth arrested after teenagers robbed and assaulted in York

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It happened in a field near Millennium Bridge at around 9pm on Saturday (1 May). Two teenage victims were approached by a youth. One was assaulted, causing deep lacerations to his face, and the second had his phone stolen. The injured teenager was taken to hospital for treatment. A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion […]

Delivery driver assaulted in Scarborough

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The victim, an Iceland delivery driver, was making a delivery when a verbal altercation occurred between him and another man. The suspect is believed to have reversed his vehicle into the victim, striking him in the leg, before driving away. The victim suffered minor injuries which did not require medical attention. It happened on Blackbird […]

Appeal after man seen trying to enter vehicles in Morton-on-Swale

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a man has been seen trying to open vehicle doors on Meadowfields, Morton on Swale. The man was seen between 3 am – 3.30am on 2 May 2021. He is believed to have been wearing a dark coloured hat, jacket with reflective stripes and dark coloured trousers. […]