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Archive – October, 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.

Child bitten by dog in York

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The incident happened on Wednesday 14 October  at 4.10pm at West Bank Park on Hamilton Drive and involved an 8 year old boy being bitten by a dog. The boy did not require hospital treatment but was badly bruised. The dog was on a lead and was with two adults, one man and one woman, […]

Man arrested after woman was attacked by a burglar in York

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It happened at a house in Goodwood Grove, York, at around 3am yesterday. Police launched an investigation immediately and man in his 30s was promptly arrested on suspicion of burglary and assault. The woman was punched during the incident and while she did not sustain serious injuries, she was understandably shaken by the ordeal. The […]

Appeal following theft of E-bikes in Kilnsey near Skipton

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It happened on Mastiles Lane, Kilnsey at approximately 8.30pm on Tuesday 13 October 2020 when offenders attended the area and caused damage to security on the rear of a parked vehicle and stole the two E-bikes on the vehicle We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

Sudden death in York

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Police attended the sudden death of a man in York last night (Thursday 15 October). The incident happened on Gale Lane at around 7.50pm. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death at this time, and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

Witness appeal after four caravans stolen

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Between 6.30pm on 7 October and 6.30am the following day, unknown suspects have gained entry into a premises in Coneythorpe. Once there they have removed locks, alarms and trackers from four Swift caravans and caused extensive damage to a fifth, before driving off over a field back onto the road. Police are appealing for any […]