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Archive – September, 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.

York teenager dies after taking illegal drugs

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An investigation is underway and specialist officers are conducting searches and enquiries across the city, in order to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Officers were alerted to the incident by the ambulance service at around 7.10am today (Sunday 27 September 2020), after the boy was found by a member of the public in […]

****UPDATE****Police incident in Scarborough

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There is an ongoing police incident in Nathan Court off Scalby Road in Scarborough. Specialist units attended the address after a man was found with serious injuries near Falsgrave Road, at around 8.40am today (Saturday 26 September). The man has been taken to hospital. The road has been closed and members of the public are […]

Rural building site security a priority after police stop van full of stolen machinery

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At 8.20pm yesterday, Thursday 24 September 2020, North Yorkshire Police officers on patrol near the town spotted a red Peugeot Boxer van in suspicious circumstances. The van was brought to a stop near the roundabout of the A59 and A658, east of Knaresborough. When officers opened it up, they found a generator, wacker plate, cutting […]

Investigation ongoing into car in river incident at York – woman suspected of drink-driving and dangerous driving

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The incident occurred near Skeldergate Bridge at around 4.30pm on Wednesday (23 September 2020). The driver of the white Seat Leon saloon, a 45-year-old local woman, was bravely brought to safety by members of the public and she received medical care at hospital. It was initially unclear if there were other occupants in the car […]

Public reassurance following tanker chemical spillage on A19 between Tees Flyover and Exelby Services

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The incident occurred on Wednesday (23 September 2020) when the tanker was travelling south between the Tees Flyover and Exelby Services. It was first reported at 5.37pm and the stretch of road had to be closed until 9.30pm, with the services having to remain shut until 3am on Thursday. Chemical waste products had leaked from […]

York: Appeal following suspected “road rage” and criminal damage incident involving elderly victim

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It occurred between 8.30am and 9am on Tuesday 22 September 2020 when the victim was driving his red Skoda Fabia car on the A1237 from Bishopthorpe towards Clifton Moor. The victim reported that a cream-coloured van, driven by a man, was driving behind him and got too close. When the victim braked to warn the […]