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Operation to tackle burglaries in York

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Since the start of August 2021, more than 20 incidents have occurred in the Heworth, Clifton, Osbaldwick and Tang Hall areas. In most cases, they have taken place after 8pm and items such as keys, bank cards and handbags have been taken with access gained through unlocked doors or open windows. Officers are actively tracking […]

Police bank branch response scheme prevents £362,000 of fraud in North Yorkshire in first half of 2021

Posted on in Fraud

Branch staff at banks, building societies and Post Offices worked with the police to stop £362,000 of fraud through the Banking Protocol rapid scam response in North Yorkshire in the first half of this year, according to the latest figures from UK Finance. In total, the scheme has prevented £174 million of fraud and led to 934 arrests since its launch in 2016. The Banking Protocol is a UK-wide scheme, launched […]

Appeal following violent incident at Acomb pub

Posted on in Local appeals

Police were called to a report of a violent altercation involving several people at about 7pm at the Clockhouse pub on Saturday 11 September 2021. A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of assault in connection with the incident. Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances. Anyone […]

Appeal following incident of exposure in York

Posted on in Local appeals

At about 2.50pm on Tuesday 7 September 2021, a man exposed himself by pulling across his shorts on Millennium Bridge. The suspect is described as a white, tanned male in his early 70s, at least 6ft tall and of broad build. At time of the incident he was wearing a black bicycle helmet, and black […]

Appeal after man seriously injured in incident at Norton pub

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The incident happened near the rear car park of The Union pub in Norton at about 9.30pm on Saturday 11 September 2021. A man in his 20s suffered a serious head injury, and was taken by ambulance to York Hospital where he was treated and admitted. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of wounding […]