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Appeal following attempted burglary in York

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On Monday 25 September 2017, between approximately 12:30pm and 3pm, an unsuccessful attempt was made to break into a house on Heslington Lane, York, near the junction with Broadway. Suspects tried to force the door open but failed and left before the homeowner returned to their property. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the […]

Appeal for witnessed following a burglary in Copmanthorpe

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In happened between 1pm and 2pm on Monday 25 September 2017 at a house on School Lane. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about possibly three or four men, believed to be around the ages […]

Dark web drugs duo jailed for more than 17 years

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Ross Brennan, who masterminded the operation that made around £450,000, was described by a judge as a “sophisticated and arrogant” “21st-century criminal”.  With his friend, computer programmer Aarron Gledhill, he conspired to import fentanyl – which is up to 100 times stronger than heroin – and other drugs from around the world.   Brennan set up an “online supermarket” on the […]

Dot peen property marking comes to York

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The Dot Peen property marking system enables the Police to etch a unique reference number onto a range of items, which includes the postcode of the owner. This acts as a deterrent to potential theft, and will also help to recover stolen property if it’s found. All items marked will be listed on a national […]