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Archive – December, 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.

‘Excellent response’ to CCTV appeal after 95 year-old’s bank card is fraudulently used in Scarborough

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The appeal received an ‘excellent response’ and officers now have the information they need. Original release: CCTV appeal after 95 year-old’s bank card is fraudulently used in Scarborough North Yorkshire Police is appealing for help to identify two people in relation to the fraudulent use of a bank card. It happened on Wednesday 20 November […]

“It is hard to describe all the emotions that I went through when I saw the ‘alleged offender’ walking down the stairs.”

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Shortly before 5pm on Saturday 26 June 2019, Daniel Paul Khosa, 32, burgled a home on Fulford Road in York claiming that he thought it was a hotel. He was caught after his ‘quick-thinking’ victim took a photograph of him leaving her property in a vehicle which led Detectives to him. Khosa, of Kendal Drive, […]

Appeal after two pedestrians hit by car in York

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It happened at near the Iceland store around 10am on  Wednesday 4 December 2019 when a Volkswagen Touran collided with an 86-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman. The woman was treated for minor injuries at hospital and later discharged. The man suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. The driver of […]

Appeal for information after collision on A61 near Melmerby

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Around 9pm on Wednesday 4th December 2019, a collision occurred between a 125cc motorbike and a white van on the A61 just north of Melmerby Green Lane.  The motorbike had been heading towards Ripon and the Ford towards the A1M – junction 50 when the collision occurred. The rider of the motorbike was a 22 […]

Sudden death of two men on a boat in York

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Shortly before 8pm yesterday (4 December) police attended a boat moored on the River Ouse close to Museum Street in York after concerns were raised for two men in their 60’s who had been out of touch with their families. Sadly, on arrival officers found the bodies of two men on board the boat. Fire […]