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Appeal for information following serious sexual assault in Whitby

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It happened between 9pm and 11pm on Saturday 26 October 2019, between the steps connecting Windsor Terrace with Spring Hill (known locally as ‘Bobbies Bank’), and the path that connects Spring Hill with Pannett Way. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular anyone who […]

‘What does a burglar see when they look at your home?’ – North Yorkshire Police launch winter burglary campaign

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Throughout winter, the force will share advice about how residents can keep their home and property safe with advice about: Home and garden security Vehicle security Car key burglaries Distraction burglaries and bogus officials FAQs Property marking It will also continue to use the power of social media to request the public’s help to appeal […]

Appeal following theft of bicycle from Bishopthorpe Road in York

Appeal following theft of bicycle from Bishopthorpe Road in York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at 6.05pm on Saturday 19 October 2019 when two men approached the bicycle rack on Bishopthorpe Road, outside Lal Quila and Pextons Hardware, and used a tool to cut the lock off a bike which had been left securely. One male left the area on the bike down Bishopthorpe Road in the Nunnery […]

Appeal following quad bike theft in Hovingham

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It happened at a farm on the edge of the village between 12.30am and 2.00pm on Saturday 26 October 2019 when a green Kawasaki 650 kvf quad bike was stolen from a barn near to the farm house without keys. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]

Appeal following a recent theft of GPS receivers in Hartforth

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It happened at Pond Dale Farm off Warrener Lane between 8.30pm on Wednesday 23 October 2019 and 6am on Thursday 24 October. Unknown offenders accessed the farm and two GPS receivers were stolen from two tractors along with an Apple iPad, worth in total approximately £10,000. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish […]

Body recovered from River Ouse in York

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Emergency services attended and the body of a man was recovered from the water. Sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances. The deceased man has not yet been formally identified. Museum Street was closed for just under one hour to allow the body to […]