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York man jailed for historic child sexual abuse

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Adrian Joseph Rennie, 29, of York was jailed on Friday 20 July 2018 after pleading guilty to multiple child sex offences following a trial at York Crown Court. Rennie, who is already serving a ten year prison sentence for previous sexual offences against children, pleaded guilty to six charges of raping boys and 14 charges of […]

Detectives investigate robbery at York shop

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The incident happened at Costcutter on Heworth Road at around 12.45pm yesterday. A man who is believed to be in his 20s entered the shop and passed the cashier a note demanding money from the till. He then showed the cashier what is described as a black hand gun in the waistband of his trousers. […]

Police work alongside Street Rangers to tackle anti-social behaviour linked to drug use in York

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Acting on reports from members of the public and businesses, and working closely with the York BID’s Street Rangers, police launched the two-week operation to patrol hot-spot areas, provide reassurance and tackle community concerns. Dubbed Operation Fisherman, officers from York’s Neighbourhood Policing Team conducted extensive foot patrols with support from the Street Rangers in key […]

Appeal for information after three people die in York collision

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 Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a collision in York which killed three people. The incident happened on the A1079 at around 8.20pm on Monday 2 July 2018 and involved a blue Peugeot 207 which was travelling in the direction of Hull, and a black Nissan Qashqai which was travelling towards York. The […]

Murder investigation launched after woman found dead in York

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Police and paramedics attended an address on Fourth Avenue at 1pm on Monday 2 July after concerns were raised for the welfare of the woman. Officers gained entry to the property where they sadly found her deceased. The suspect, a 35 year-old local man, was arrested at 5pm the same day after officers located him […]