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Arrests after collision involving stolen vehicles in York

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North Yorkshire Police are investigating the collision, which occurred on Melrosegate, at the junction with Constantine Avenue, shortly after midnight in the early hours of 7 August 2021. The vehicles involved were a silver BMW, stolen on 6 August, and a blue VW Golf, stolen on 7 August. Everyone involved made off from the immediate […]

Appeal following serious assault in York

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The incident happened on Coney Street in York at around 12.30am on 4 July 2021 and involved a man punching another man who was walking home alone. The assault was an unprovoked attack by a man who was part a group of men and women who were heard singing football chants. The victim suffered a […]

Appeal following bike theft on York cycle path

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Between 4pm and 5pm on 2 August 2021, a man was cycling on the path between James Street and the blue bridge in York when he was involved in an altercation with a group of young men who stole his bike. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following altercation in York shop

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The incident happened around 8.30pm on Monday 2 August 2021 when a store security guard and manager were involved in an altercation with two men. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the identity of the two men involved. […]

‘Cops vs Kids’ Esports pilot in York

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Chris’s idea – called ‘Cops vs Kids’ – is to use Esports to build positive bridges with the youngsters, as well as seeking support from their parents and guardians. He has teamed up with British Esports Association (BEA) and City of York Council’s Youth Justice Service to launch the initiative throughout August. It will run at […]

Can you help us identify the people in this CCTV image from York?

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The offence occurred at around 8pm on Friday, 7 May outside the Mommy Thai restaurant on King Street, York. A bag belonging to the company Deliveroo was taken from a bike outside the entrance to the restaurant while the owner was inside. The bag is a professional asset which allowed the owner to carry out […]