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Appeal following a shed burglary in York

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It happened on Fifth Avenue between 4.30pm on Tuesday 24 November and 10.30am on Wednesday 25 November and involved two mountain bikes stolen from a shed in the rear garden of a house at that location. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that […]

Ongoing incident at Naburn Lock, York

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A cordon is in place to allow to emergency services, including the police, the fire service, York Rescue Boat, and the Underwater Search Unit, to respond. Please avoid area until further notice.

Witness appeal after moped rider injured in York city centre

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At about 9.20pm on Friday 20 November 2020, a delivery driver was on his moped waiting at a red light at the junction of St Leonard’s Place and Duncombe Place in York. A group of about eight males, aged in their late teens, shouted abuse at him, and then kicked the back of the moped, […]

Appeal to locate witness after York bike theft

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It happened on Blake Street at about 7pm on Thursday 12 November 2020. A man was arrested on 13 November in connection with the theft, and has since been released under investigation. The bike was a cyan blue GT Aggressor mountain bike, medium frame size. Officers are now appealing for information about a female witness […]

Appeal following indecent exposure incidents in York

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The two incidents took place on a cycle path off University Road leading to Heslington Road, at 3pm on Tuesday 3 November 2020 and again at around 2pm on Tuesday 10 November 2020. The male suspect, described as Asian who was wearing a black face mask and dark clothing including a hooded top with a […]