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Enquiries ongoing after bank card and other items stolen in York burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Thirkleby Way between 10pm on Tuesday 7 September 2021 and 4am the following day. The suspect involved entered the victim’s address via the rear garden and took a number of items from within, including a white-spotted red Kath Kidston purse, a black Ted Baker handbag, and a black Ted Baker purse. They […]

York: Appeal following violent incident at St Helen’s Square last weekend

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A 27-year-old local man suffered serious facial injuries which required emergency hospital treatment. A 24-year-old man from York was also allegedly assaulted when he tried to help detain the suspects. A 23-year-old man, a 21-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy, all from York, have been arrested in connection with the investigation. They have been released […]

Child victim’s bravery praised as repeat sex offender jailed

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Peter Jeffrey Williamson of Centaur Close, Swinton, was jailed at York Crown Court on 3 September 2021. Williamson initially denied the offences but pleaded guilty at court to four counts of sexual assault against a girl aged under 13, one count of causing a child to engage in sexual activity and two counts of failing […]