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Archive – July, 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.

Woman in her 80s knocked over in Brayton – appeal for information

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Officers believe the woman was hit by a black car that drove away from the scene after stopping briefly.   It happened near the junction with Baffam Gardens between 2pm and 3pm on 27 July.   The driver of the black car, witnesses and anyone with any information that could assist the investigation is asked […]

‘Cops vs Kids’ Esports pilot in York

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Chris’s idea – called ‘Cops vs Kids’ – is to use Esports to build positive bridges with the youngsters, as well as seeking support from their parents and guardians. He has teamed up with British Esports Association (BEA) and City of York Council’s Youth Justice Service to launch the initiative throughout August. It will run at […]

Warning of broken down motorist scam

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Over the past two days we have received at least seven reports of motorists being stopped and approached by either a man driving a silver Volkswagen or a man driving a dark coloured Fiat. The descriptions of the men range from Asian, Portuguese or Eastern European with reports received from the Scarborough area, the Ryedale […]

Towton collision – appeal for witnesses and footage

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It happened at around 45 minutes past midnight in the early hours of 30 July 2021. It involved a Ford Fiesta driven by a 17-year-old boy that collided with a stationary Volkswagen Polo and a garden wall. The driver and four teenage girls who were passengers in the Fiesta, were all taken to hospital for […]

Can you help us identify the people in this CCTV image from York?

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The offence occurred at around 8pm on Friday, 7 May outside the Mommy Thai restaurant on King Street, York. A bag belonging to the company Deliveroo was taken from a bike outside the entrance to the restaurant while the owner was inside. The bag is a professional asset which allowed the owner to carry out […]

Appeal following theft of a caravan

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The theft occurred on Park Lane, Cowling between 9pm on Wednesday, 28 July and 7am the day after. The caravan was a Lunar Quasar FB 2006, twin axel in white, similar to the one pictured, and was displaying the registration KV66 WWZ. We are appealing for information about any suspicious vehicles or people seen in […]