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Man arrested after car stopped by police on A64

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Specially-trained officers brought the grey Audi to a stop on the A64 at Headley Bar, near Tadcaster. A man in his 20s in the car had suffered serious knife injuries. He was taken to hospital, where he continues to receive treatment. He has been arrested in connection with the incident. A woman in her 40s […]

Dispersal orders in place this weekend at Little Knavesmire and Millenium Bridge

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As part of their ongoing aim to prevent anti-social behaviour, local police in York will be carrying out high visibility patrols over the weekend and dispersal orders have been put in place at the Little Knavesmire and Millenium Bridge. The dispersal orders will give officers the ability to disperse groups and prevent people from returning […]

Queen Ethelburga’s School former owner Brian Martin jailed for non-recent child abuse offences

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Brian Richard Martin, aged 71, of Ferrensby, Knaresborough, was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court today (Friday 2 July 2021) following a retrial for a sexual assault on a boy in the late 2000s that was first put before a jury in 2018. Martin was also found guilty of indecent assault on a girl in the […]

Reassurance and appeal following police activity in York

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The police activity has concentrated alongside the A1237 near Earswick, Huntington and Haxby, the Fulford and Naburn Lock areas, and parts of Selby. It is related to a high-risk missing person case which was reported to North Yorkshire Police by Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service on Tuesday (29 June 2021). Adam Mark (pictured), a […]