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Archive – December, 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.

Man who confronted attacker receives award from Royal Humane Society  

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Mr Dimmack, who is in his late fifties, showed immense courage and strength to restrain the man for 12 minutes until armed police arrived and handcuffed the offender. North Yorkshire Police nominated Mr Dimmack for the award and we are proud to share the news that not only was he awarded Royal Humane Society Bronze […]

Appeal following violent incident in Scarborough

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It happened on the corner of Longwestgate and Cross Street at around 5.45pm on Tuesday 22 December 2020. When police arrived two minutes after it had been reported, the people involved had left the scene where blood was found on the ground. Detailed enquiries, including checks with the ambulance service and hospitals, have so far […]

York: Damage to vehicle and assault

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It happened near to McDonald’s at 10.10pm on Monday 21 December 2020 and involved a man smashing a car window with occupants inside. The damaged vehicle was a small silver car. One of the rear occupants of the vehicle received a small cut to her forehead from the glass shatter. Following the incident the victim […]

100 drink or drug drive arrests in just 22 days 

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In the first 22 days we’ve arrested 100 drivers on suspicion of drink or drug driving offences That’s the same amount as last year’s campaign with 10 days still to go 19 of the arrests this December have followed a road traffic accident And a quarter of the arrests were over this weekend – with […]