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Appeal for witnesses after man verbally abused in York

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Around 6pm on Tuesday 18 February 2020, a man was walking near Crichton Bridge in York when he was subjected to verbal abuse by a group of men. The men were then seen getting into a dark blue Vauxhall car before leaving the scene. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]

Appeal following burglary in Eastfield

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The incident happened on Ridgeway, Eastfield between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020 when the offender entered a residential property, stealing a gas card and quantity of cigarettes. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact […]

Appeal following criminal damage in Carlton, Selby

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The incident took place at the Oddfellows Arms, High Street, Carlton, Selby between 10pm and 10.05pm on Thursday 26 March 2020. Two men were seen using rocks to smash the windows of the pub and then left the scene in an old-style Audi A3 which is believed to be silver in colour. We are requesting […]

Police praise countryside community spirit, pledge to keep up the pressure on rural criminals

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Officers in the county have pledged to continue targeting quad bike thieves – whose criminality is more damaging than ever at this time of year. In the space of two days in the Yorkshire Dales last week, three people were arrested in connection with stealing quads, in two separate incidents. At 8.30pm on Thursday 26 […]

Man due to stand trial on aggravated burglary charge

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The 27-year-old has been charged in connection with an incident on the evening of 31 October 2019, in which a 69-year-old victim was assaulted in his own home and his car stolen. Officers immediately attended after the victim managed to escape his home, via the bathroom window, and raise the alarm. The victim’s vehicle was […]

Police promote support available for those in isolation with an abusive partner

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For victims of domestic abuse, home is not a safe haven – it’s a place of fear. For them, entering into an extended period of isolation at home will not only be difficult, but also terrifying. Being in close proximity with your abuser, under stressful circumstances can increase the risk of violence and abuse posed […]