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Jogger in York assaulted by two teens on bicycles

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It happened near Melrosegate bridge between 6.15pm and 6.30pm on Wednesday 14 October 2020. The victim, a female jogger, was running along Melrosegate when two males approached her from behind on bicycles and one of them slapped her on the bottom. The males are believed to be around 14 years-old. One is described as white, […]

CCTV appeal after 12-year-old boy assaulted in York

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The CCTV appeal follows an earlier appeal that was issued at the time of the incident. It happened near to the junction of Boroughbridge Road and Beckfield Lane in the Acomb area between 3.20pm and 3.43pm on Wednesday 7 October 2020. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise […]

Appeal following a recent dog bite

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It happened at approximately 10am on Wednesday 7 October 2020, 50 metres from the path entrance to Crimple Meadows Woodland playing fields. It involved a white man in his late fifties,  5ft 9 in height and of stocky build. He was wearing a dark green overcoat and walking two dogs off a lead. The two […]

Appeal following burglary on The Village in Wigginton

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It happened on The Village, Wigginton, York, at approximately 11am on Saturday 24 October when the victim returned home and noticed that the rear door had been smashed and the burglar alarm was sounding.A number of items were stolen from within the house including: 4 x 9ct gold bangles 1 x necklace Cross Necklace – […]

Appeal following assault in York

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It happened at the bus stop on the Village street in Haxby, opposite the Memorial Hall. The incident happened between 10pm and 10.15pm on Saturday 3 October and involved a group of six men. A altercation broke out between the men which resulted in two suffering suffering facial injuries. One of the victims of the […]