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Volunteer-led roadshows aim to keep people safe at Christmas

Posted on in News stories

Focusing on online safety, personal safety and protecting your home and property, volunteers will be visiting towns across the county to hand out crime prevention advice, raise awareness of online crime and promote the North Yorkshire Community Messaging system. Community messaging allows members of the public to receive alerts about crime and incidents in their […]

Update: Missing 74-year-old Selby man found

Posted on in Missing people

Many thanks to all who shared our appeal. Original release: Appeal to find missing 74-year-old Selby man Police in Selby have issued an appeal to find a 74-year-old man who has gone missing. Denis Richardson was last seen in Aldi carpark in Selby at 3.30pm today (18 October 2017). Due to his age and the length […]

Woman’s bag snatched by man on a bike in Selby

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on New Millgate at around 10.30pm on Monday (2 October 2017) and involved a man who has grabbed a lady’s bag from the basket on her bike as they cycled past each other. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Appeal for witnesses following street robbery in Selby

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at approximately 11.25pm on Saturday 9 September 2017 on Holmes Lane, Selby. A woman had just returned to her home when two females jump-pushed her from behind, knocked her to the ground and snatched her handbag. The two females then ran away towards Holmes Avenue. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the […]