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Man assaulted on balcony in York

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A man assaulted another man on the balcony of a property at around 11pm on the Friday 30 August 2019. The victim sustained cuts to his face and was taken to hospital. He was discharged following treatment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular we […]

Watch: Excuse me… can you… can you tell me where I am?

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The video captures what happened when a man in his 60s appeared to be lost and confused in a busy city centre. ‘Brian’ had arranged to meet his daughter, but was unable to remember where he was, or where he was meeting her. ‘Brian’ was actually portrayed by an actor, hired by Northumbria Police as […]

Appeal following Craven road traffic collision

Appeal following Craven road traffic collision

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened just after 9.30am on Sunday 1 September and involved a Talbot Express Motorhome. The driver was taken to Airedale hospital with minor injuries before being discharged and arrested on suspicion of drink driving. The driver has been released under investigation pending a blood specimen being analysed. We are appealing for witnesses to the […]

Tack marking event to safeguard Selby equestrian equipment

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Police will be offering a free tack marking service at R&R Country, Hemingbrough, Selby, on Saturday 5 October 2019, from 10am to 2pm. Using hi-tech “dot peen” property marking technology, leather and metal items of tack can be marked with a unique number – deterring would-be thieves and making it much easier to reunite stolen […]

Appeal following burglary in the Harrogate area

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The incident occurred on Avenue Terrace, Starbeck at around 11.40am and involved a man entering an insecure property before taking a handbag belonging to the victim, who was present at the time. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the suspect’s identity and possible movements after the offence. The suspect was described as […]

North Yorkshire encouraged to ‘Say Something’ about fraud this September

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North Yorkshire Police is urging people to have conversations about fraud and share their experiences to help reduce the numbers who fall victim every day. ‘Say Something September’ is an initiative aimed at both raising awareness of the most prevalent types of fraud and also encouraging anyone who thinks they may have been a victim […]