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Appeal for witnesses following an assault in York play park

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It happened at approximately 5pm on Wednesday 7 April when two boys, aged 12 and 11 years-old , are believed to have been assaulted by a group of youths aged between about 12-16. The two victims did not receive any injuries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal after man suffers serious facial injuries

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an incident in Scarborough after a man suffered serious facial injuries. The incident happened on St Nicholas Street at approximately 12.30pm on Tuesday 6th April, outside Lloyds Bank. The victim, who is in his early 20s and is slim, was treated in hospital for serious […]

Girl assaulted by group of youths in Harrogate

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It happened on Sunday (4 April) in the area of Woodfield Close, on the iron bridge behind Woodfield Primary School. At 5.5opm, a teenage girl was approached b a group of six or seven youths. One of the boys in the group pushed her over, resulting in bruising. The group of youths are believed to […]

Covid response: Please keep up “amazing effort” as we move to Step 2 of the Road Map Out of Lockdown on 12 April

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Whilst the long bank holiday weekend was busy throughout the area, there was very little in way of police incidents or issues linked to Covid-19. We only had to issue 11 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) during this period. All were for indoor gathering breaches, of which 10 occurred in Scarborough. In total since the easing […]