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Archive – May, 2018

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.

Appeal for witnesses following an assault at York nightclub

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened at around 3:20am on Monday 7 May 2018  – the May Day bank holiday weekend – and involved three men, two of which are suspects and one a victim. The victim, a 19-year-old man from Pocklington, sustained a broken nose and had to attend York District Hospital where they were treated and discharged following treatment. We are […]

Appeal for information following van theft in Brompton on Swale

Posted on in Local appeals

A red Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van was stolen from a premises on Gatherley Road on the morning of Saturday 26 May 2018. The vehicle has registration number of NA59 PXJ and is distinctive due to having some old Parcel Force signage displayed above the driver cab. It is believed that the van was stolen at around 10am […]

Appeal for information after cat killed by dog in York

Posted on in Local appeals

  It happened between White Rose Avenue and New Earswick Sports Club on Sunday 13 May 2018 at about 10.45pm when a dog, that was not on a lead, attacked a cat before attacking the cat’s owner. Sadly, the eight year-old cat named Walnut (pictured), died as a result of the incident. The cat’s owner, […]

Magistrates order costs of £1,122 to three who urinated in public

Posted on in News stories

This week on Tuesday 22 May 2018, the court heard that at 11:30pm on Wednesday 24 January 2018, a police sergeant on duty saw Nathan Charles Rushby-Jones (aged 19 of Newland Park Drive, York) urinating off Micklegate, just six metres away from them. When challenged, he apologised. In court, the magistrates found the offence proved in […]

Appeal to find Boroughbridge graffiti vandals

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Various scribbles and words, including offensive language, have been daubed over two bridges over the past three to four weeks. Police are also concerned that the suspects are risking their lives by crossing exposed girders to reach the underneath of the bridges. Names including Booki, Nook and Salaz have been included in the graffiti and […]