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Appeal following theft of quad bike from Craven farm

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It happened at a farm adjacent to the main A65 Skipton to Addingham Road at Draughton at about 12.30pm on Thursday 5 August 2021, and involved the theft of a red Honda TRX420 quad bike from the farmyard. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Police release description of attacker after assault in York

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A man was attacked on Mayfield Grove near Tadcaster Road, at around 7pm on Saturday 24 July. A group of men and women are believed to have been involved. Police are particularly keen to trace a man who is described as while, in his 30s and around 5ft 11ins to 6ft tall. He had strawberry […]

Appeal following bike theft on York cycle path

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Between 4pm and 5pm on 2 August 2021, a man was cycling on the path between James Street and the blue bridge in York when he was involved in an altercation with a group of young men who stole his bike. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following altercation in York shop

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The incident happened around 8.30pm on Monday 2 August 2021 when a store security guard and manager were involved in an altercation with two men. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the identity of the two men involved. […]

Appeal following recovery of mobile phones – where you at the Deer Shed Base Camp Plus festival this weekend?

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A number of mobile telephones have been recovered which police believe  may have been stolen at the event between 1 and 2 August. Officers are appealing for information from anyone who may have had property stolen or may have witnessed any suspicious activity. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire […]

Appeal following serious assault in Tadcaster

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It happened in the early hours of the morning at around 3am, and although the exact location is unknown at this time, it is possibly within the vicinity of Field Drive and York Road. The victim, a 23-year-old man, was taken by ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary where he was treated and later discharged following […]