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Volunteer-led roadshows aim to keep people safe at Christmas

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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 […]

Appeal following a burglary at Acomb, York

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It occurred on the evening of Friday 17th November 2017, where amongst other items a handbag was stolen. The handbag is black in colour with one large middle pocket and two smaller pockets either side, possibly with a flowery “Cath Kidston” purse inside. The purse has in it irreplaceable photos of great sentimental value. If anyone finds […]

Police release e-fit of man who threatened man with violence and took iphone

Police release e-fit of man who threatened man with violence and took iphone

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At approximately 11.15pm on Sunday 12 November 2017, the 43-year-old male victim from York was walking down Hamilton Drive in York with his iphone in his hand. When he approached the entrance to the rugby club on Hamilton Drive, a man approached him and attempted to take the victims iphone and threatened him with violence. […]

York man Lewis Berkley wanted by police after breaking court order

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Lewis Matthew Berkley was the first person in York to be the subject of a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO). It was granted in relation to aggressive and abusive behaviour which intimidated communities in the city. The court order was made last year and runs until 2019. It prevents Berkley (pictured left) interacting with four named […]