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 […]
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Jason Vincent Longhurst of Lindsey Avenue, York, failed to attend court for sentencing yesterday (Wednesday 8 September 2021) and is now wanted by police. Longhurst attacked his victim when she was a teenager and staying as a guest in his home. The court heard how he entered the bedroom she was staying in and made […]
At about 12pm on Wednesday 8 September, police received a report that a man was breaching a criminal behaviour order in York city centre. Officers attended, but the man ran off, and climbed to the wrong side of a safety barrier over the River Ouse. He threatened to jump, and refused to come down for […]
At about 12.30pm on Tuesday 7 September 2021, police were called with a report that an adult, believed to be female, had picked up a two-year-old child from the front garden of a house in the village, and walked off with him. The child’s mother heard what was happening and ran into the road to […]
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 […]
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 […]