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North Yorkshire Police receives highest number of 999 calls ever recorded

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North Yorkshire Police is urging the public to avoid unnecessary calls to 999 as figures show its Force Control Room (FCR) received almost 10,000 calls in July 2019, an average of more than 300 every day. 999 calls typically rise by around 25 per cent in the summer months, with hot weather often named as […]

Appeal following theft of motor vehicle in Filey

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It happened around 8.15pm on Monday 19 August 2019 when a white Peugeot Bippa van was stolen from a parking space outside the New Kam San Chinese takeaway on Murray Street. It is believed the victim may have accidentally dropped the keys to his vehicle outside of the takeaway, which were then used to steal […]

CCTV appeal following a commercial burglary at Thor’s TIPI in York

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It happened  in the early hours of the morning between 1.30 and 2am on Friday 2 August 2019 and involved thieves breaking into an outbuilding and committing a commercial burglary. Police have released a CCTV image of three men they would like to speak to as they believe they will hold information which would assist […]

CCTV appeal following an assault at Kuda nightclub in York

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The incident took place on Wednesday 15 August 2019 at around 1.20am and involved a man punching another man in the face, resulting in the victim sustaining a back eye Officers are asking members of the public to contact police if they recognise the man in the image, as they believe he will have information […]

Appeal following theft of child’s tablet from Home Bargains in York

Appeal following theft of child’s tablet from Home Bargains in York

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The incident occurred at the  Home Bargains store on Foss Islands Road on Saturday 27 July 2019 at approximately 10.30am. A child’s had taken their tablet into the store, and had mistakenly left it in a basket. When the family realised the child’s tablet was left behind they returned to the store. However, it had […]

Appeal for witnesses following fatal motorcycle and tractor collision near Whitby

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In happened at around 5pm when a black Yamaha motorcycle, which was travelling with a group of motorcyclists from the direction of Whitby Abbey towards the village of Hawsker, was involved in a collision with a blue tractor which was travelling in the same direction. Sadly, the rider of the motorcycle a 54 year old […]