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Did you witness an altercation on Ouse Bridge?

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Officers are appealing for witnesses following an altercation on Ouse Bridge, York which took place on Monday, 23 August. Just before 7.30pm a women in her 20s was walking across the bridge towards the city centre when she was approached by a man on a pedal cycle, headed in the same direction, and a verbal […]

Appeal following a theft of pedal cycle

Appeal following a theft of pedal cycle

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The theft occurred outside Tesco at 4.55pm on Friday, 13 August and involved a white Whistle Patwin pedal cycle (similar to the one pictured below) In particular, officers are keen to identify a blue VW Golf and two men who were seen in the area a the time of the offence and may have information […]

Appeal to locate witness in high-value shop theft in York

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It happened at Boots on Kings Square in York at 12.15pm on Friday 13 August 2021 and involved two offenders taking a selection of high value cosmetics from Boots and leaving without making any attempt to pay. A member of the public alerted staff members to the theft and officers are now keen to speak […]

Scarborough: Appeal following fail-to-stop collision

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It happened at approximately 12.46am and involved a black Renault Clio. The vehicle reversed into a woman aged in her 50s resulting in bruising to her hand and arm. It then drove off in the direction of Seamer Road. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicle prior […]