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Appeal for information following Acomb assault

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a member of staff was assaulted at the McColl’s store on Gale Lane, Acomb. The incident happened at around 9.10pm on Saturday 14 September and involved a male who went into the store and assaulted a member of staff. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation […]

Witness appeal following assault on York riverside

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It happened near to the boat house on the St Peter’s School side of the river at 5.30pm on 15 September 2019. A 45-year-old local man was grabbed from behind by the back of his neck and was threatened by another man. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Men who threw chemicals at another man during “frightening” street brawl are jailed

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The incident took place between York Minster and Museum Gardens in broad daylight. It happened in April 2018 in the presence of many members of the public. York Crown Court, where the defendants were sentenced today, heard that Lee Thomas approached Simon Turner and Christopher Norton at the junction between Duncombe Place and Museum Street […]

York paedophile Keith Ryman (76) – formerly known as Keith Leggett – convicted of sex attack on young girl in 1968

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Keith Ryman, aged 76, appeared before York Crown Court – sitting at Doncaster Crown Court due to the need for disabled access for the defendant – on Friday (13 September 2019) after being found guilty of the offence committed in the York area in 1968. While still going by his former name of Keith Leggett, […]

CCTV appeal following theft of cosmetics at Monks Cross Shopping Park, York

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The thefts happened between 3.45 and 4.15pm on Wednesday 4 September 2019. Around £2500.00 worth of cosmetics were taken from Boots and £150.00 cosmetics were taken from Superdrug. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the CCTV images, as they believe they have information that […]

Appeal for witnesses following a burglary in Acomb

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Thieves broke into a flat at Martin Cheeseman Court between 6pm and 9.15pm on Tuesday 10 September 2019 and stole an amount of money from the property. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and are appealing for any witnesses who may have information which would be […]