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Enquiries ongoing after bank card and other items stolen in York burglary

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It happened on Thirkleby Way between 10pm on Tuesday 7 September 2021 and 4am the following day. The suspect involved entered the victim’s address via the rear garden and took a number of items from within, including a white-spotted red Kath Kidston purse, a black Ted Baker handbag, and a black Ted Baker purse. They […]

York: Appeal following violent incident at St Helen’s Square last weekend

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A 27-year-old local man suffered serious facial injuries which required emergency hospital treatment. A 24-year-old man from York was also allegedly assaulted when he tried to help detain the suspects. A 23-year-old man, a 21-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy, all from York, have been arrested in connection with the investigation. They have been released […]

Appeal following racist graffiti in Malton and Norton

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Police are appealing for  information after racist graffiti has appeared in both Malton and Norton. Police has received reports of offensive graffiti being seen in the areas of Orchard Fields, County Bridge and Riverside Walk. Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents and are asking anyone who […]

Appeal following two recent burglaries in Askrigg

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They happened between 1am and 4am on Sunday 5 September when two males gained entry to two local public houses before stealing items from inside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about two males that may have been seen […]

Appeal following incident of Arson in York

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It happened in the war memorial gardens on Esplanade at approximately 7:15 am on 26 August 2021 and involved a tent being set on fire. Along with the tent, there were a number of other personal belongings which were also damaged beyond repair. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances […]

Appeal following threats made to pub staff in Scarborough

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The incident happened at The Turks Head Pub on Eastborough, Scarborough at approximately 4.45pm on 20 August 2021 when a male pub customer made threats to a member of staff. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from those present […]