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Archive – April, 2020

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.

Patrols increased as rising number of groups fined by police

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Assistant Chief Constable Mike Walker, said: “The majority of people in North Yorkshire can be proud of what they have done to help slow the spread of the virus and save lives. But sadly our officers have come across a minority who, despite all the publicity and the clear messages about the danger posed by […]

Man sentenced to six months in prison for assaulting two Police Officers

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Kieran Paul Cassidy, 33 from Scarborough, pleaded guilty to two charges of assault on emergency service workers, following an incident at Scarborough Police Station. Cassidy was arrested on 8 April and when in custody he became violent, directing punches at officers and began coughing in their faces saying he had Coronavirus. Superintendent Andrea Kell, Commander […]

Police issue clear message to perpetrators of abuse – stop or we will take action

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North Yorkshire Police usually sees an increase in reports of domestic abuse at particular times of the year, for example, Christmas when families are together and perhaps money is tight, or in the summer months when people are socialising and drinking more. However, with the onset of the COVID-19 virus and some having to self-isolate […]

Appeal in relation to a collision in Haxby

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It happened yesterday morning on York Road and involved a white Nissan Qashqai and a cyclist. The cyclist was taken to hospital and treated for a broken shoulder and minor head injuries. He was discharged later that same day. Information suggests that there may have been further vehicles involved, in particular police would like to […]

Witness appeal – man charged with attempted robbery in York

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It happened on Barbican Road at about 7pm, and involved the victim being approached by a male suspect and threatened. The victim then walked off and was kicked, and homophobic abuse used against him, by the suspect. A man, aged 29, has been arrested in connection with the incident, and charged with assault and attempted […]