Police tape outside King’s Manor York after reports of criminal damage

There is also what appears to be blood on the entrance

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King’s Manor on Exhibition Square has been cordoned off with police tape after a report of criminal damage.

The entrance of the University of York-owned building is also covered in what appears to be blood.

The North Yorkshire Police told The York Tab: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances around the incident.”

Police were contacted at 11.35am on Sunday 3 April 2022 by security at Kings Manor in York to report an incident of criminal damage.

Staff reported a number of windows being damaged with evidence of someone being injured by broken glass. No one with any injury was reported as being present at the scene.

King’s Manor is a Grade I listed medieval building built in 1270 home to a university library and the departments of archeology and medieval studies.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances around the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the North Yorkshire Police Force Control Room on 101 quoting reference 12220056219.

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