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Public Choice Award 2018 – who wins?  You decide!

Public Choice Award 2018 – who wins? You decide!

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Each year the Force collects nominations for officers, staff and volunteers who have shown particular courage, compassion and inspiration in the course of their duties.  A shortlist is selected and put to public vote. Past winners of the Public Choice Award include PC Richard Farrar, who single-handedly tackled an armed thief, PC Mike Tinsley for handling […]

Appeal following hate crime on County Bridge between Malton and Norton

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At around 10:00am on Saturday 15 September 2018 a blind man was verbally abused in regards to his disability, causing him distress. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information to assist us in locating the offender, who is described as […]

CCTV appeal following a burglary in Buttercrambe

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It happened at an outbuilding in Buttercrambe, around 11.45pm on Wednesday 22 August 2018 when the outbuilding was entered and a vibration plate and copper piping were stolen. It is believed a silver estate car was used by the suspects. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the person […]

CCTV appeal following theft of antique from shop in Helmsley

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It happened at Room Four Antiques on Bridge Street at 3:15pm on Saturday, 1 September 2018 after two women and one man entered the store. One of the women distracted staff while the second took a small bronze ornament and concealed it in her jacket before leaving the store without paying. Officers are asking members […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Foxholes

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It happened overnight on 3 / 4 September 2018, when a business premises on the edge of the village was targeted. Offender(s) have driven across a stubble field at the rear of the premises and then climbed over a fence and gained access to the premises. A number of items were stolen and a CCTV […]

Malton: Appeal for recent attempt theft of scrap metal

Malton: Appeal for recent attempt theft of scrap metal

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It happened at the rear of Railway Street at around 6.45pm on 21 July 2018 and involved an unknown white man aged between 40 – 50 years old whose image has been captured. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Phil Hazlewood. […]