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Pickering: Investigation into anti-social incident on Outgang Lane

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It occurred on Outgang Lane between 7.15pm and 7.30pm hours on Saturday 4 April 2020 and involved a man who was reported to be abusive and threatening towards a local member of the public. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident, in particular walkers or families who […]

York: Appeal following theft of a motor vehicle

York: Appeal following theft of a motor vehicle

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened 7.05pm and 7.14pm on 20 February 2020 when three individuals entered Stadium Self Storage, Alexandra Court and took an LED Screen Citroen Relay van with registration LG63 VEL without the permission or legal authority to do so. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]

Whitby: Appeal following spray-paint damage to vehicles and fence

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It happened on Abbots Road and Helredale Road between 8pm and 10.30pm on Saturday 4 April 2020 and involved damage caused to several vehicles and a garden fence using spray paint. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for any witnesses or […]

Appeal to trace red motorcycle travelling at high speed on A64 at Sherburn, Scarborough.

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After noticing a police presence, it is believed the rider removed the number plate from the vehicle before continuing at speed on the A64 towards Scarborough. Police are requesting any members of the public that may have been travelling on the A64 at the time of the incident and witnessed the vehicle involved. Police are […]

Stay at home to save lives

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  “At this critical time in our effort to control the spread of Covid-19 and with warm spring weather on the way tomorrow and continuing into next week’s Bank Holidays we are urging people to resist travelling to North Yorkshire’s national parks and coast and to stay at home to save lives. “The next few […]

Scarborough: Investigation into off-duty police officer assault

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The incident occurred outside Squire’s carpet shop on Victoria Road at 6.39am on Friday (3 April 2020). The suspect, who was bare chested and wearing tracksuit bottoms, was reported to have violently confronted the off-duty officer and tried to throw a bag of vomit over him. The man was initially restrained by the victim and […]