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Archive – June, 2016

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Shop manager threatened with knife in Scarborough robbery

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At about 10.35am today, Thursday 30 June 2016, police received a report that two men had entered the e-cigarette shop on Newborough, Scarborough, and threatened the manager with a knife. They forced him to empty the safe of a quantity of cash. One of the men then punched the manager before they fled with the safe […]

River incident in Knaresborough

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Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene and sadly the body of a man was recovered from the water a short time later. Investigations are ongoing, but it is not believed there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. We are not in a position to identify the man at this time.

CCTV appeal following Whitby shop spirits theft

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At about 2pm on Wednesday 29 June 2016, two men entered the Co-op store on Endeavour Wharf. They took several bottles of spirits, of a value totalling more than £250, and left without offering payment. Officers are keen to speak to the two men pictured in the CCTV stills, as they may have important information […]

Appeal for information following distressing incident on York bus

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On Tuesday 27 June 2016, at about 11.20am, a mother and her two sons were travelling on the number 13 bus to Copmanthorpe. While on the journey, one of the boys, aged 3, got up and moved seats, sitting down on the right-hand side of the bus, opposite a woman on the left-hand side. The […]

Appeal for witnesses following fire in Richmond

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The fire was discovered at about 6.30 am. One person was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been released. A 34-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and has now been released on police bail pending further enquiries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to determine the full circumstances surrounding the […]