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Appeal for witnesses following vehicle theft in Strensall

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Around 6am on Sunday 18 July, a black Vauxhall Astra was taken from the driveway of a residential property in the Northfields area of Strensall, York. The car was later found involved in a collision. North Yorkshire Police is requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular, […]

Body recovered from River Ouse in York

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Police attended the scene, along with the fire and ambulance services, after being contacted by kayakers shortly before 5pm. While formal identification is yet to take place, officers believe they know the identity of the deceased but are awaiting confirmation. His next of next of kin have been informed and police have said that their […]

CCTV appeal following assault in York city centre

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It happened on Market Street at 3.40pm on Monday 7 June 2021, and involved a woman in hers 70s suffering a cut to the head. She was taken to hospital by ambulance as a precaution. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the woman in the image as […]

Unroadworthy taxis targeted in joint road safety operation

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Fourteen out of 16 taxi and private hire vehicles that were inspected were issued with legal notices. The drivers also had their taxi licence suspended. Faults included tyres that were so worn the inner cords were exposed, fuel leaks and doors that wouldn’t open. The defects were so unsafe that immediate prohibition notices were issued […]

York: Appeal following serious assault in Haxby

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It happened on the recreation ground next to York Road, at approximately 11.15pm on Saturday (10 July 2021) and involved a 16-year-old boy from York. He received a fractured jaw and head injury and was taken by ambulance to York District Hospital for treatment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]