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Witness appeal after York schoolgirl robbed

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a schoolgirl was robbed in York. At around 5.50pm on Wednesday 10 September 2014, a 15-year-old pupil was walking home along Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, from Manor C of E Academy. As she approached the railway crossing a man ran up behind her, pushed her to the ground and demanded her shoes and socks, ... Read More »

Two charged with York murder


Police  investigating the death of Stephen Eastwood have charged two people with his murder. A 42-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman, who were arrested on Monday 15 September 2014, have been remanded in custody and will appear at York Magistrates’ Court today (17 September 2014). Stephen, aged 47, was seriously injured when he was attacked on Lawrence Street on 27 ... Read More »

New deployment base for York city centre Police

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York Police have recently opened a new office in the city centre as a base for a team of 11 staff made up of 1 Sgt, 1 PC, and 9 Police Community Support Officers, led by an Inspector, who also heads a team of 15 special constables. The facility was officially opened by Chief Constable Dave Jones and the Police ... Read More »

Public urged to look out for wanted man


Police are appealing to the public to help them locate a wanted man. Patrick James Lee, aged 31 and of Robinson Court, in York, is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his release licence. Lee was sentenced to six years’ imprisonment in 2011, after being convicted of grievous bodily harm, actual bodily harm and common assault. ... Read More »

Teenager in York ejected through window during collision


Police are investigating after a green Citroen Saxo crashed into a hedge on Towthorpe Road – a back road between Haxby and Strensall – resulting in a 16-year-old male passenger being ejected from the car through a window. The incident is a serious single vehicle collision which happened in the Haxby area of York at around 8.50pm on Monday (8 ... Read More »

Fire service called as laptop left on hob

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Fire engines from Boroughbridge and Ripon were called to reportrs of a fire in the kitchen of a domestic property on Vine Terrace in Boroughbridge – 6 Sept 2014 at 22:19 A laptop computer had been accidentally left on a hot hob.  This resulted in 100% fire damage to the laptop, slight fire damage to the hob and smoke damage ... Read More »

Wanted Selby man

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Selby police are asking for the public’s help to locate a wanted man. Oliver Hargreaves, 25, is wanted as he has breached the terms of a restraining order imposed at York Magistrates’ Court in July 2014. He is described as white, 6ft 3in tall with a medium build and brown hair. Officers believe that Hargreaves is in the Selby or ... Read More »

CCTV images released in York serious sexual assault investigation

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Police investigating a serious sexual assault in York in the early hours of Sunday morning (17 August 2014) have released images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. Update 9.30pm Sunday 17 August 2014: Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in York have arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with the incident.  He ... Read More »

Urgent appeal to trace man wanted for murder in Bridlington


Police investigating the murder of a woman at a guest house in Bridlington need to locate a man in connection with the incident. John HEALD 53 years, from South Yorkshire, is believed to have been staying at the hotel but has since left and police want to talk to him as a matter of urgency. Humberside Police received the call ... Read More »