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Did you witness an altercation on Ouse Bridge?

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Officers are appealing for witnesses following an altercation on Ouse Bridge, York which took place on Monday, 23 August. Just before 7.30pm a women in her 20s was walking across the bridge towards the city centre when she was approached by a man on a pedal cycle, headed in the same direction, and a verbal […]

Claudia Lawrence investigation (updated)

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He said: “I thank the public for the positive responses and new information received in support of the current phase of the investigation. “Our focus is on finding Claudia and bringing those responsible for her disappearance and suspected murder to justice.”     Reporting information If you have any information that could assist the investigation, […]

Appeal to locate witness in high-value shop theft in York

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It happened at Boots on Kings Square in York at 12.15pm on Friday 13 August 2021 and involved two offenders taking a selection of high value cosmetics from Boots and leaving without making any attempt to pay. A member of the public alerted staff members to the theft and officers are now keen to speak […]

Police searching local area in Claudia Lawrence investigation

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Superintendent Wayne Fox, Head of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Team and the Senior Investigating Officer in the case, said: “The searches which have commenced today (Tuesday 24 August 2021) at Sand Hutton Gravel Pits are in relation to the disappearance and suspected murder of Claudia Lawrence more than 12 years ago. “I cannot say […]

North Yorkshire Police raise awareness of Criminal Behaviour Order for convicted York burglar Andrew Philip Horsman

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Andrew Philip Horsman (pictured), aged 39, from Tang Hall, York, has been released from prison today – Thursday 19 August 2021 – having served time for multiple burglaries during which he has stolen valuable items such as laptops as well as bank cards and cash. The Criminal Behaviour Order, made at York Crown Court on […]

Police appeal to reunite e-scooter with its rightful owner

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Officers believe it was taken from near a lamp post on The Green, Acomb, opposite Pizza Hut. It is currently being stored for safekeeping. If you believe you are the owner, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 1627. You can also email 001627@northyorkshire.police.uk Please quote the North Yorkshire […]