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Archive – June, 2019

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.

‘My life will never be the same after I was hit by a van and paralysed – but now I want to share my story to prevent it happening to other people’

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A momentary lapse of concentration when driving can change someone’s life forever. Lauren Doherty, from Knaresborough, was struck by a van after a night out with friends. She spent 16 weeks in hospital with a broken neck and was told she’d never be able to breathe on her own again. Here Lauren, 30, who was […]

Appeal for information after man injured in Catterick Garrison

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Police and ambulance staff attended the bar between 1am and 1.30am and the man needed hospital treatment for his injures. North Yorkshire Police are seeking any information as to how he was injured. Anyone who can help with our enquiries is urged to call 101, select option 2 and ask to speak to Gary Ient […]

Updated with injuries: Witnesses sought including good samaritan who stopped to help assault victim in Tacaster

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Bridge Street, Tadcaster at around 2am when a woman was assaulted by another woman and sustained bruising to her face and wrists and a fracture to the base of her thumb. A 23-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on conditional police bail. Police are appealing […]

Scarborough men charged following assault on police officer

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The assault took place at 1.30am, Sunday 2 June 2019 on Westborough in Scarborough, as the officer was dealing with an incident outside the Vision Express store. Three men were arrested in connection with the assault. A 29-year-old man from Scarborough has been charged with obstructing/resisting arrest and being drunk and disorderly and a 25-year-old-man […]

Appeal following an assault in York

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It happened on Dame Judi Dench Walk, York at around midnight on 22 April 2019 and involved a man walking on his own towards the city who was assaulted by two other men. The victim suffered broken teeth and suspected broken ribs as a result of the attack, although he did not seek medical attention […]

Appeal following assault outside The Fleece Inn, Skipton

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It happened outside The Fleece Inn on Keighley Road between 3am and 3:30am on Bank Holiday Monday 27 May. A man was knocked unconscious and received injuries to his head. The attacker then flagged a taxi and made his escape. In particular, we are appealing for any information about this attacker and the taxi he […]