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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, […]

Appeal following assault at Norton Skate Park

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Police are appealing for information after a large group of young people threw an object at a member of the public at Norton Skate Park before subjecting them to verbal abuse. The incident occurred between 7-8pm on Tuesday 13 July 2021. Officers are aware of a number of instances of antisocial behaviour occurring at this […]

Vehicles damaged in Pickering – police appeal

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Between midnight and 7.40am on Friday 16 July 2021, two cars on Forest Road, Pickering, had an unknown substance poured over their bonnets, causing damage. 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 North Yorkshire Police on 101, […]

Appeal following assault at Richmond Waterfalls

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It happened at at about 5.10pm on Saturday 17 July 2021. The incident involved an altercation between a group of men, resulting in one of them kicking a glass bottle which hit a four-year-old child on the foot. This caused a small cut to the child’s foot, leaving them very upset and distressed. We are […]

Appeal following road traffic collision in Snainton

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It happened at the junction of the A170 and B1258 at 1.50pm on Thursday 15 July 2021 and involved a black Kawasaki motorcycle and bronze coloured Kia hatchback. The rider of the motorcycle has sustained a fractured hip socket, wrist and rib as a result of taking evasive action. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]