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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 […]

Appeal following moped theft from York College

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The incident happened around 1.50pm on Tuesday 24 August 2021 at the top car park of  York College in Bishopthorpe when a grey Yamaha moped (reg: YU19 LRZ) was stolen. Two men wearing motorbike helmets were seen entering the top car park riding a silver Honda motorbike before one of the men wearing a yellow […]

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 […]