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Appeal following collision involving taxi and pedestrian in York

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It happened at 4.40pm on Thursday 1 July at the junction of Scarcroft Road and Scott Street involving a grey coloured taxi. A female pedestrian, who came into contact with the taxi, was taken by ambulance to York Hospital with a serious head injury. The stretch of road was closed for an hour while officers […]

York city centre assault – appeal to trace victim

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The incident happened on Duncombe Place in the city centre at around 2.15am on Sunday (27 June 2021). The victim is described as a 6ft tall man, slim build, and he was wearing a grey hooded jacket. It is believed he suffered injuries to his face but he left the scene before the police arrived. […]

Police appeal after abandoned farm buildings set on fire in Harrogate

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A group of teenagers are suspected of setting fire to abandoned farm buildings. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any identification of people who were in that area at the time. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Ripon appeal: Damage and thefts at Fisher Green Allotments

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Overnight between Friday and Saturday (25 to 26 June 2021), at least 15 sheds and other buildings were damaged and entered. Not all had items taken, however some did have tools removed. The suspects have also caused considerable damage to windows and doors when making their entry. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help […]

Harrogate: Appeal following criminal damage to cars at Dene Park

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The vehicles had their windows smashed with stones and other objects, causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Police enquiries in the neighbourhood are ongoing, including a trawl of council and private CCTV which covers the area. Three youths wearing […]

Appeal following recent assault in Deighton

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It happened between 11.40pm on Saturday 12 June and 12.30am on 13 June 2021, when the male victim was walking alone along Tofts Lane, which turns into Spring Hill, before he took the bridle path to the left and emerging onto Blind Lane. A vehicle, believed to be a silver hatchback with at least three […]