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Appeal to find Next of Kin for a Pickering man

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Arthur Richardson, 69, died at his home address in Pickering, on 16 September 2021. There were no suspicious circumstances around his death. At present, no next of kin have been identified. Anyone who believes they are related to Arthur, or can offer any information, is asked to email coroner@northyorkshire.police.uk          

York city centre assault appeal

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The incident happened outside McDonald’s on Blake Street when a 14-year-old girl was assaulted by two teenage girls. It is alleged that they punched, kicked and dragged her across the ground. We are requesting any witnesses of this incident to please get in touch as soon as possible. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Pickering: Appeal following indecent exposure incident at car park

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A woman reported that she was near the C0-op supermarket when an unknown man indecently exposed himself. The incident lasted around five minutes and caused the woman a significant amount of distress and alarm. Enquiries remain ongoing and we are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. On Tuesday […]

Drunk e-scooter rider loses his licence

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Jack Armstrong, of York, was three times over the limit when he was stopped in the city centre. Armstrong was stopped after officers saw him riding erratically on Parliament Street. But he refused to give a roadside breath test. The 21-year-old was arrested and taken into custody where he did complete a breath test. He […]

Skipton: Witnesses and dash-cam appeal following serious collision between a light goods vehicle and suspected stolen quad bike

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It occurred on the B6265 Grassington Road, near the junction with the A65 northern bypass, on Tuesday (21 September 2021) at around 5.25pm. The light goods vehicle was travelling towards Skipton and the quad bike was heading in the opposite direction having come from Gargrave Road and along the A65 bypass. Two males on the […]