Theft from car in The Gallops. Cycle marking tomorrow (Monday)

There was a theft from a car in The Gallops last night.

Residents are being warned to remove all articles from vehicles when they are parked overnight.


Tomorrow the local neighbourhood policing team are available to give security advice.

They will also be putting security markings on cycles.

You can find them as follows:

Front Street – 9.30am-11am

Acomb Library – 11.15-12.15

Co-op Beckfield Lane 13.30-14.25

Co-op York Road 14.30 – 15.30

You can “follow” them on “twitter” NYP York West (@snayorkwest)

York police host free property registration road-shows

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York Police and the Safer York Partnership are hosting free property registration events as part of a week-long, national campaign targeting burglary and stolen goods.

Safer York Partnership and North Yorkshire Police have purchased new equipment called Hermes and Apollo which gives officers, volunteers and partners the ability to register property directly to the Immobilise National Property Register.

It also allows officers to scan recovered items and interrogate the National Mobile Property Register to identify if those items have been stolen.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get your valuables registered quickly and for free. Come along to any of the following venues during the week 18 to 24 November 2013:



Front Street assault – police plea for witnesses

Man’s cheekbone broken in York pub assault

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Police are investigating an assault outside a pub in York which left a man suffering from a broken cheekbone.

The victim, aged 29, was having a drink outside the Marcia Grey in Acomb at around 6pm on Thursday 17 October 2013, when he was approached by a man who punched him twice in the face.

He was admitted to York Hospital where he underwent treatment for his injuries.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the assault or knows who is responsible to contact them with information.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for PC Damion Liversidge or York police.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12130180978 when passing information about this incident.

Police step-up patrols during Halloween and Bonfire Night

North Yorkshire Police is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness about anti-social behaviour (ASB) during the Halloween and Bonfire Night period.

Under the Association of Chief Police Officers’ “In Focus” banner, the week of action runs from Monday 28 October until Tuesday 5 November 2013.


Police Officers, Special Constables and Police Community Support Officers will be carrying out a large number of activities, including:

•Delivering posters to shops to prevent young people buying eggs and flour and fireworks

•Delivering “No trick or treat” posters to vulnerable and elderly people to display in windows

•High visibility patrols in areas where ASB has been an issue previously

•Visiting schools to educate young people about ASB and the dangers of fireworks

•Targeting known ASB offenders so that they know we are watching them

•Identifying insecure properties and offering crime prevention advice

Social media is also being used to provide information and advice to local residents, as well as promoting the activities taking place during the week of action.

To receive the updates you can follow North Yorkshire Police on Twitter @NYorksPolice using the hashtags #ASB or #InFocus.

Specials activity in York

On Monday 4 November 2013, around 25 Special Constables in York will be carrying out targeted patrols in the city focusing on ASB and burglary hotspots.

The night before Bonfire Night has often seen an increase in the levels of anti-social behaviour and criminal damage by juveniles taking part in Mischief Night. The team of specials will carry out high-visibility patrols to prevent and detect criminal damage, as well as offering reassurance to vulnerable people.

The team will also be checking properties to make sure that they do not present an opportunity for burglars. If they find an insecure property the officers will leave crime prevention advice.

•Monday 4 November 2013, Special Constables on high visibility anti-social behaviour and Beat the Burglar patrols

•Engagement with repeat victims of anti-social behaviour and persistent callers from the same period in previous years in order to offer reassurance

•Distribution of “No Trick or Treat” posters to local residents who are either repeat victims of anti-social behaviour, live in a anti-social behaviour hotspot areas or are vulnerable

•Delivering “Flour and eggs – not for sale” posters to local retailers

•Leaflets to local businesses regarding the sale of fireworks and alcohol to youths

•Engagement with known anti-social behaviour offenders so they know the police are watching them

•Engagement with students at York University and St Johns College regarding noise nuisance from late night parties

•High visibility patrols in the anti-social behaviour hot spots including the mobile police office to offer reassurance


Jeremy Peter Andrew Green charged with Leeman Road murder

A MAN has appeared in court today charged with murdering estate agency worker Nicole Waterhouse and trying to murder her colleague Karen Browne.

Jeremy Peter Andrew Green, 25, was charged by detectives last night, hours after they appealed to the public for help determining how the women spent the hours before the attack.

He was arrested in the early hours of Monday 21 October 2013 following an incident at Phoenix Boulevard in the Leeman Road area of the city during the evening of Sunday 20 October 2013.

York Leeman Road murder investigation latest

Detectives investigating a murder and an attempted murder in York have reassured residents that there is no threat to their safety.

It occurred at a property on Phoenix Boulevard, off Leeman Road, at around 8pm on Sunday 20 October 2013.

Officers and paramedics located a woman at the address who was declared dead at the scene. We are not in a position to release her details as formal identification has yet to take place, but we can confirm she is aged 32 and from the local area.

A second local woman, aged 23, suffered serious injuries. She was taken by ambulance to York District Hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

A 25-year-old man was arrested at an address at Popes Head Court, in the Peter Lane area, at 2.20am today in connection with the investigation. He remains in police custody for questioning.