Three men with baseball bats seen in York suburb – Police make one arrest

They wore dark clothing and carried baseball bats. Photograph: StockSnap / Pixabay
31 Jul 2020 @ 7.26 pm
| Crime

Three men were seen patrolling a York suburb late at night carrying baseball bats.

The men were seen in the Danebury Drive and Garden Way area of Acomb between 10 and 10.30pm on Tuesday (28 June).

They were witnessed running back to a parked vehicle, all dressed in dark clothing, carrying what appeared to be baseball bats.

When police arrived two of the men left the vehicle on foot. Unfortunately, despite an area search officers were unable to locate them.

The third man, a 21-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested. He has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who was in the area at the time, who saw three men acting in a suspicious manner, or who saw the two men as they fled from the scene.”

Anyone with information, CCTV or doorbell footage that could assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for DC Kerry Smith
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email DC Smith here
Quote reference number 12200129383

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