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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.

Appeal following York A64 collision

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It happened on the westbound carriageway of the A64, approximately 1 mile prior to the Copmanthrope exit, at around 8.45pm on Tuesday 13 October 2020. It involved a red Honda motorcycle and an unknown vehicle which failed to stop at the time of the collision. The motorcyclist was taken to York Hospital by ambulance, where […]

UPDATED: Coroner’s appeal to find family of Brian George Abbott

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Previous appeal: Officers have been unable to trace his family or next of kin and are appealing to anyone who knew Brian or has any information that could help find his family to contact them. Brian was discovered  after a concerned neighbour raised the alarm when post began to build up at his home. If […]

Appeal after pedestrian dies in collision near Stamford Bridge

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It was reported at 7.14pm on Friday 16 October when a 45-year-old man was involved in a collision with a grey Fiat 500. Sadly the man sustained fatal injuries in the collision and died at the scene. Officers are appealing to anyone who saw a man walking along the A166 between Stamford Bridge and Gate […]

Stained glass window smashed in burglary at Selby Abbey

Posted on in Local appeals

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the burglary, which occurred between 11pm on Saturday 17 October 2020 and 1am the following day. A First World War memorial stained glass window was smashed by an unknown offender to gain entry. They went on to steal a tablet computer and a small amount of cash. […]

Damage to vehicle in Pickering

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It happened on Outgang Road, Pickering, sometime between 6.30pm on Friday 16 October and 8am on Saturday 17 October 2020. It involved a white car being scratched down the side. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact […]