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Archive – February, 2021

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 theft of a motorbike from York

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It happened shortly before 8.40pm on Wednesday 24 February 2021 on Kirkham Avenue, York. The black and grey Honda motorcycle with registration FY20 LFH was seen being quickly pushed away from the address by four people. All four suspects appeared to be wearing dark tracksuit clothing. Officers are  appealing to anyone who may have witnessed […]

Wanted man arrested

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A 31 year old wanted man who had links to York and South Yorkshire has been arrested. Reference number 12210054081.  

Urgent drugs warning from police after young people taken ill

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Enquiries are ongoing to identify the source and supply of the drug – which is in the form of small black paper squares with a red flash design – but officers are extremely concerned that others may have taken or are going to take it. Inspector Mark Gee, of Richmondshire Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Our […]

Jail for Colburn man who uploaded ‘revenge porn’ to a porn website

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  John O’Neill, 22, posted several graphic videos of himself having sex with the victim to a porn website without her knowledge. It was only when the victim’s friend recognised her from one of the videos, and alerted her, that O’Neill’s despicable crime came to light. O’Neill was arrested and admitted uploading the videos to […]

Appeal following A1(M) collision

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The collision happened at 3.50pm on Wednesday 24 February 2021, and involved black Hyundai i10 and blue Renault Clio colliding, one of which overturned and came to a stop in the live carriageway on its roof. Ambulance and fire crews attended to assist with ensuring the safety of those involved in the collision, two of […]

Police appeal for witnesses following an assault in Helmsley

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The incident happened on the afternoon of Sunday 21st February 2021, when a teenage boy was assaulted near the local school. The victim was found unconscious by two members of the public who assisted him and helped him get back home. The victim sustained serious injuries to his face and required medical treatment at the […]