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Appeal following assault on cyclist

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It happened on the cycle path in the Clifton area of York, near to Huntington Road Bridge, at 6.50pm on 28 December 2020, and involved a female cyclist who was assaulted and pushed off her bicycle. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are […]

Two men arrested following Ripon robbery

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Around 5.30pm yesterday evening (18 Jan 2021) a man was walking along Bondgate in Ripon when he was approached by four men who threatened him with a knife and stole his belongings. The men then followed the victim home where they forced him to give them access to his property and stole a number of […]

Another two suspected drug dealers arrested in Harrogate

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Two suspected drug dealers were arrested in Harrogate on Friday night (15 January) by officers from the force’s proactive drugs team, Operation Expedite. At around 5.30pm, the men, aged 22 and 38 were travelling through Harrogate when officers on plain clothed patrol became suspicious and stopped their vehicle. Following a search of the car and […]

York: Damage-only collision appeal after car abandoned at zebra crossing

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It involved a blue Citroen C1 car which was found abandoned having mounted the kerb, causing damage to the zebra crossing post. The car was reported to been driven erratically prior to the collision. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Appeal after man dies following crash on A66

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision that occurred on the A66. It happened at around 9.35am on the morning of Wednesday 6 January 2021, westbound on a dual carriageway section of the road just after Scotch Corner. The collision involved a silver Citroen and a yellow HGV with trailer. The collision resulted in […]