Arrests made following a disturbance at a property in York
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Three men have been arrested and a vehicle recovered.
Police were called at 6.30pm yesterday (Monday 15 August 2022) to reports of an ongoing disturbance involving knives at a property on Burton Stone Lane. Within fifteen minutes police were on the scene at the address and immediately conducted a search of the property.
Officers quicky established that the suspects had left the property and were able to obtain details of the vehicle that the suspects had left the scene in.
An area search for this vehicle immediately commenced. The search involved the use of the police air support service (NPAS), as well as several specialist resources on the ground, this included a police firearms unit and a police dog unit.
Less than an hour later, officers from West Yorkshire Police were behind the vehicle in the Leeds area. The vehicle briefly failed to stop for officers, it then stopped a short time later. The suspects fled from the vehicle and officers gave chase on foot.
A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary, driving a motor vehicle dangerously and driving whilst disqualified.
A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary, driving a motor vehicle dangerously and possession of a class b drug.
Both suspects currently remain in police custody.
An 18-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and is currently in hospital receiving treatment for a minor injury.
The vehicle was recovered.
Anyone with information should email [email protected] You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Mike Holden.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220145256.
Temporary Chief Inspector of York, Andrew Godfrey from North Yorkshire Police commented:
“Although this is clearly a shocking incident, I would like to stress that we believe this to be isolated.
“The quick actions of officers who were first on the scene and the cross-border work has led to the arrests of three suspects and proved that there are no borders.
“Our officers will be conducting high visibility patrols within the area over the next few days as a way of us reassuring the public. I would urge any members of the public in the local community who are concerned about this incident to speak to local officers”